Bombardier Flexjet, the fractional business jet ownership program of Bombardier Aerospace, has announced that it will be a sponsor of the 36th Annual Barrett-Jackson Collector Car Event, Jan. 13-21, 2007, in Scottsdale, Ariz., at the WestWorld event venue.
Barrett-Jackson, acclaimed as “The World's Greatest Collector Car Events™,” will attract some 225,000 visitors to the Scottsdale auction event, with the chance to view and bid on more than 1,200 of the world's finest collector automobiles.
Bombardier Flexjet is sponsoring the exclusive VIP Bidder’s Lounge and, in addition, Flexjet will participate in the elegant Lifestyle Pavilion, which will provide a wide variety of elite attractions and exhibits for bidders and special guests – ranging from exquisite food and wine to spa services and luxury merchandise – in consummate comfort and style.
“Barrett-Jackson is the ultimate event for world-class cars and enthusiasts, and its special attractions for VIP guests, such as the prestigious VIP Bidder’s Lounge and Lifestyle Pavilion, are a perfect match for Bombardier Flexjet,” said Sylvain Levesque, vice president, marketing and administration.
“Whether traveling on the ground or in the air, Barrett-Jackson’s clientele appreciate the very best, and we look forward to introducing them to Flexjet’s unsurpassed service and our superior fleet of Bombardier Learjet and Challenger jets,” he added.
“Flexjet’s participation in this celebrated event aligns with our goal to increase awareness of our unique and outstanding fleet, service and value among audiences that demand exceptional quality,” said Mr. Levesque.
About Bombardier Flexjet
Established in 1995 and based in Richardson, Texas, Bombardier Flexjet offers a turnkey program allowing individuals or companies to purchase a share in a Bombardier business jet at a fraction of the full ownership cost. Flexjet owners select the aircraft type that best fits their needs, determine the number of hours per year they fly, and purchase shares starting at 1/16th of the total shares of an aircraft (equal to 50 hours of flying). Owners pay predictable monthly management and usage fees, while Flexjet manages aircraft maintenance, flight crews, hangars, fuel and insurance on their behalf. The Flexjet 25 jet card program, operated by Jet Solutions, provides travel-by-the-hour on the Flexjet 25 fleet of Bombardier aircraft. Flexjet fields an exclusive family of Bombardier business jets, including the Learjet 40 XR, Learjet 45 XR, Learjet 60, Challenger 300 and Challenger 604 business jets.
A world-leading manufacturer of innovative transportation solutions, from regional aircraft and business jets to rail transportation equipment, systems and services, Bombardier Inc. is a global corporation headquartered in Canada. Its revenues for the fiscal year ended Jan. 31, 2006, were $14.7 billion US and its shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD). News and information are available at www.bombardier.com.
About The Barrett-Jackson Auction Company
Established in 1971 and headquartered in Scottsdale, Ariz., Barrett-Jackson specializes in providing products and services to classic and collector car owners, astute collectors and automotive enthusiasts around the world. The company produces the "World's Greatest Collector Car Events™" in Scottsdale and Palm Beach, Fla. For more information about Barrett-Jackson, visit www.barrett-jackson.com or call (480) 421-6694.
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