2012-12-06 19:15:26 -
MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwire - December 6, 2012) - Bombardier Aerospace
announced today that an undisclosed customer in China has signed a purchase
agreement for seven CRJ700 NextGen aircraft. Based on the aircraft''s list
price, the contract including ancillary services is valued at approximately $330
"This latest order is a great step in establishing the CRJ700 NextGen aircraft
as an excellent special mission aircraft," said Michel Bourgeois, President,
Specialized and Amphibious Aircraft, Bombardier Aerospace.
More than 100 Bombardier aircraft, including CRJ Series and Q-Series commercial
aircraft, as well as Learjet, Challenger and Global business jets, are currently
operating in Greater China.
Worldwide, CRJ Series aircraft are in service with more than 60 airlines and
more than 30 customers operate corporate variants of the aircraft. CRJ Series
aircraft have logged more than 34 million flight
hours and 28 million take-off
and landing cycles.
Bombardier is the world's only manufacturer of both planes and trains. Looking
far ahead while delivering today, Bombardier is evolving mobility worldwide by
answering the call for more efficient, sustainable and enjoyable transportation
everywhere. Our vehicles, services and, most of all, our employees are what make
us a global leader in transportation.
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Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD) and we are listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability
World and North America indexes. In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2011, we
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