Bombardier to Extend Warranty on Challenger 605 Aircraft

Bombardier Aerospace announced today that it will be extending the warranty of its Challenger 605 aircraft. Specifically, the basic warranty of its Challenger 605 business aircraft will be enhanced from the current three years or 3,000 hours to five years or 5,000 hours*.

“Customer satisfaction is our top priority,” said Michel Ouellette, Vice President and General Manager, Challenger, Bombardier Business Aircraft. "We listened to our customers’ feedback and by improving our Challenger 605 aircraft warranty, we are confident that we will further enhance our customers’ experiences.”

The new warranty will be standard on all Challenger 605 aircraft delivered after April 1, 2013. The basic warranty includes: systems and components coverage, which has been increased to five years or 5,000 hours, avionics remains unchanged at five years with no flight hour limitations; APU coverage is now at five years or 5,000 hours. In addition, primary structure will remain at 10 years or 10,000 hours, while engine remains unchanged at five years or 2,500 hours directly from the original equipment manufacturer and completion work warranty unchanged at two years, however the flight hour restriction has been completely removed.

Challenger 605 aircraft: The revered Challenger 605 jet builds upon the legacy of productivity, quality and reliability of its predecessor, the peerless Challenger 604 jet, leading its market share segment throughout the world. Featuring one of the widest stand-up cabins of any large category business aircraft available today, it can soar six passengers 4,000 nm (7,408 km); from Montreal to Rome, and from London to New York**.

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Notes to editors

*Subject to the terms and conditions of the aircraft’s warranty

**Under certain operating conditions.

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Phil Nasskau
Bombardier Business Aircraft

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