Bombardier to Premiere its new Learjet 75 aircraft on a Tour of Latin America


Montréal – WEBWIRE – Friday, February 28, 2014

Bombardier Aerospace today announced that its new Learjet 75 aircraft will be showcased for the first time in Latin America during a special demonstration tour. The aircraft will touch down in select cities in Mexico, Panama, Colombia, Guatemala, Brazil and Chile from March 4 to March 28.

The new Learjet 75 aircraft will be on static display during Aero Expo in Toluca, Mexico, from March 5-8 and FIDAE in Santiago, Chile, from March 25-31. The redesigned Learjet business jet will also be showcased at several events and stops in Mexico, Panama, Guatemala, Colombia, Brazil and Chile, among others.

“We are very proud to bring our new Learjet 75 jet to the region for the first time,” said Stéphane Leroy, Regional Vice President, Sales, Latin America, Bombardier Business Aircraft. “This aircraft, with its fusion of modern design, Learjet heritage and top performance, was developed with the needs of our customers in mind.” he added. “We are convinced that this new Learjet aircraft will not only maintain, but grow our market share in the region.”

The first deliveries of the Learjet 70 and Learjet 75 aircraft were completed in December 2013.

Expansion of Bombardier Business Aircraft Sales Team in Latin America
To further support the growing Latin American business aviation market, Bombardier Business Aircraft also announced the appointment of a new Regional Vice-President for Sales and two new Sales Directors in Latin America.

Stéphane Leroy, previously Sales Director for South America and the Carribean, is appointed Regional Vice-President, Sales, Bombardier Business Aircraft. Stéphane will be supported by Nicolas Aliaga, Sales Director for Latin and Central America. Nicolas recently held the role of Sales Manager for Pre-Owned aircraft in Latin America. Michael Anckner, Sales Director for South America and Carribean, previously held the role of Sales Manager for Latin America. The new sales directors will join the current sales team, Fernando Lacerda, Sales Director for Brazil and Saul Arceo, Sales Director for Mexico.

Learjet 75 aircraft: Based on the Learjet 85 aircraft interior design and technology, the Learjet 70 and Learjet 75 aircraft offer improved comfort and styling of the seats; cabin management system featuring individual touchscreen monitors with full audio and video control; LED lighting throughout the entire aircraft; a generous baggage suite and a spacious galley to optimize catering, work and storage space. With a maximum range greater than 2,000 nautical miles at cruise speeds up to Mach 0.81, the Learjet 75 aircraft will be able to fly four passengers and two crew members non-stop from Toluca to Toronto and São Paulo to Santiago.* Additionally, its powerful engines and new winglet design allow it to carry eight passengers with full fuel.*

About Bombardier

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.

Bombardier is headquartered in Montréal, Canada. Our shares are traded on the 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, 2013, we posted revenues of $18.2 billion. News and information are available at bombardier.com or follow us on Twitter @Bombardier.

*Under certain operating conditions.

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