Thu, Jan 10, 2013
Receives Orders For 481 Aircraft In The Same Period
Bombardier Aerospace said Wednesday 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.
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. The planemaker also 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. Four amphibious airplanes were also delivered in 2012, the same number as were delivered in 2011.
Water Bomber Scratched From Saturday Air Show The Martin Mars water bomber that has been wowing crowds all week at AirVenture has been scratched from the Saturday airshow after it >[...]
Sixteen People Fatally Injured Saturday Morning A hot air balloon with 16 people on board reportedly went down near Lockhart, TX Saturday morning. All 16 on board have been fatally>[...]
Charter Jets Says Number Of Flights Indicates Strong Economy The number of charter flights in May 2016 was up more than 5% over the previous month -- a sure signal the U.S. economy>[...]
Get The EARLY Inside Details On THE Most Exciting NEW Innovations And Product Announcements From OSHKOSH... The staff of EAA and the Aero-News Network are pleased to announce that >[...]
Great Crossing To Cuba Flight Designed To Get Cuban Kids Interested In Aviation Cuba is on everyone’s mind these days as US airlines fall all over themselves to be the first >[...]