Bombardier will emphasize its market leadership and showcase two of its high-performance business aircraft, the high-speed Bombardier Global 5000 jet and super-light Learjet 45 XR jet, at the 46th Canadian Business Aviation Association (CBAA) Annual Convention, Trade Show and Static Display at Calgary International Airport from
July 9-12, 2007.
Bombardier’s innovative Learjet, Challenger and Global business aircraft families make it the market leader in Canada, capturing 38 per cent of the overall installed base. Bombardier business aircraft also leads in both the large and super light jet market segments in Canada. The widebody Challenger 600 series dominates the large aircraft segment with 50 aircraft representing 93 per cent of the installed base, while the Learjet 45 XR jet leads the super light aircraft segment with 18 aircraft representing 58 per cent of the installed base in Canada.
"With the broadest product line-up in business aviation, Bombardier is well positioned to meet the regional, coast-to-coast, or intercontinental travel requirements of Canadian customers," said Peter Likoray, sales director, Canada, Bombardier Business Aircraft.
“We continue to offer innovative, high-performance business jets such as the new Challenger 605 aircraft and Learjet 60 XR jet to address the evolving needs of progressive organizations looking for reliable, economical and flexible transportation solutions.”
Bombardier Global 5000: The Bombardier Global 5000 jet combines superior transatlantic speed with the largest cabin in the super large segment. The aircraft can connect Calgary-Moscow non-stop with eight passengers*. It features state-of-the-art high-speed Internet connectivity and unmatched entertainment options as standard equipment as well as a heads-up flight display system, with the largest field-of-view of any business aircraft.
Learjet 45 XR: The eight-to-nine passenger Learjet 45 XR aircraft flies faster, farther, with more passengers than any other super light business jet. Its passenger cabin area is approximately 15 inches (38 cm) longer than that of its competitors, and it offers seated passengers more head and shoulder room than any other aircraft in its class. Delivering enhanced performance at high altitudes and in hot temperatures, the aircraft can fly approximately 2,000 nautical miles (3,717 km) with eight passengers, two crew and full fuel*.
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, 2007, were $14.8 billion US, and its shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD).
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* Under certain operating conditions.
Fleet statistics provided as at March 31, 2007.
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