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Bombardier Aerospace Delivers 233 Aircraft and Receives Orders for 481 Aircraft in 2012

January 8, 2013 Montréal Aerospace,  Press Release

  • Business aircraft: 179 deliveries; 343 net orders
  • Commercial aircraft: 50 deliveries; 138 net orders
  • Amphibious aircraft: 4 deliveries

Bombardier Aerospace announced today that it delivered 233 aircraft during the 2012 calendar year, compared to 245 aircraft deliveries in the previous fiscal year, the 11-month period ended December 31, 2011. The Company also received orders for 481 aircraft, net of cancellations, compared to 249 orders, net of cancellations, for the previous fiscal year. Bombardier’s successful order intake was supported by a number of volume orders for both business and commercial aircraft, including those placed by Delta Air Lines Inc.; NetJets Inc.; Nordic Aviation Capital and PT. Garuda Indonesia (Persero) Tbk; VistaJet and WestJet, and the delivery total is in line with the 235 aircraft delivery guidance for business and commercial aircraft that was provided in March 2012. 

“2012 was a year of focus on execution, and our employees demonstrated their resilience and commitment by rallying through a challenging economic environment to meet our delivery targets,” said Guy C. Hachey, President and Chief Operating Officer, Bombardier Aerospace.

“A number of our existing customers reaffirmed their confidence in Bombardier aircraft in 2012 with fleet growth and fleet replenishment orders, and we proudly welcomed new customers from emerging and traditional markets. We are the market leaders in business aircraft, and the restructuring of our commercial aircraft sales organization is yielding results. Overall, we are seeing positive momentum across our entire product portfolio,” added Mr. Hachey.

Business Aircraft
In calendar year 2012, Bombardier delivered 179 business jets, compared to 163 for the previous 11-month fiscal year ended December 31, 2011. During this same period, the company received 343 net orders for business jets, compared to 191 for the previous fiscal year.

Commercial Aircraft
In calendar year 2012, Bombardier delivered 50 commercial aircraft, compared to 78 for the previous 11-month fiscal year ended December 31, 2011. During this same period, the company received 138 net orders for commercial aircraft, compared to 54 for the previous fiscal year.

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, 2011, we posted revenues of $18.3 billion USD. News and information are available at bombardier.com or follow us on Twitter @Bombardier.

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TABLES

Aircraft delivery totals

Aircraft

Deliveries

12-month period

(ended Dec. 31, 2012)

Deliveries

11-month period

(ended Dec. 31, 2011)

Business aircraft    
  Learjet Series

39

33

  Challenger Series

86

79

  Global Series

54

51

 (Including those in the fractional ownership program*)

179

163

Commercial aircraft    
  CRJ Series

14

33

  Q-Series

36

45

 

50

78

Amphibious aircraft    
  Bombardier 415

4

4

 

 

 

Grand total

233

245

* An aircraft delivery is included in the above table when the equivalent of 100 per cent of the fractional shares of an aircraft model has been sold to external customers.

Aircraft net order totals

Aircraft

Net orders

12-month period

(ended Dec. 31, 2012)

Net orders

11-month period

(ended Dec. 31, 2011)

 

 

 

Business aircraft

343

191

(Including those in the fractional ownership program**)

 

 

 

 

 

  CRJ Series

73

4

  Q400

50

7

  CSeries

15

43

Commercial aircraft

138

54

 

 

 

Amphibious aircraft

0

4

 

 

 

Grand total

481

249

** An aircraft order is included in the above table when the equivalent of 100 per cent of the fractional shares of an aircraft model has been sold to external customers.

Note: All calendar year 2012 delivery and order numbers are unaudited.

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