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Bombardier Delivers First 90-seat Q400 Aircraft to SpiceJet

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  • SpiceJet becomes the first airline to take advantage of the Q400 aircraft’s increased profit potential

CaribPR Wire, TORONTO, Sept. 21, 2018: Bombardier Commercial Aircraft today announced the delivery of its first 90-seat Q400 aircraft. The aircraft was handed over to India’s SpiceJet Limited (“SpiceJet”) the launch operator for the extra-capacity, 90-seat aircraft.

“We are excited to induct the 90-seat Q400 aircraft into our fleet,” said Ajay Singh, Chairman and Managing Director, SpiceJet. “The additional seats and performance improvements will result in substantial reduction in unit costs and also we will enable us to address our market needs in the regional space.”

“The delivery of the first 90-seat Q400 aircraft showcases the commitment of Bombardier’s Q Series turboprop program to respond to customer requirements as they address traffic growth in regional markets,” said Todd Young, Head of the Q Series Aircraft Program, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft.
“I thank and congratulate the employees and suppliers who have worked tirelessly to deliver this most recent enhancement to the Q400 aircraft, and I also thank our customer, SpiceJet for its strong support and collaboration in this continuous improvement program.”

“This is a very important milestone for the Q400 aircraft program because the 90-seat option demonstrates the increased profitability potential that this unique turboprop has to offer,” said
Colin Bole, Senior Vice President, Commercial, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft. “The increased passenger capacity allows 15 per cent reduction of seat cost compared to the previous standard Q400 aircraft and provides an enormous benefit for airlines. We are thrilled that SpiceJet will be the first operator to showcase the unique capabilities and unbeatable productivity of our turboprops.”

About SpiceJet Ltd
SpiceJet is India’s favourite airline that has made flying affordable for more Indians than ever before. SpiceJet operates 412 average daily flights to 54 destinations, including 47 domestic and 7 international ones. The airline connects its network with a fleet of 36 Boeing 737NG and 22 Bombardier Q400 aircraft. The majority of the airline’s fleet offers SpiceMax, the most spacious economy class seating in India.

SpiceJet also operates a dedicated air cargo service under the brand name SpiceXpress offering safe, on-time, efficient and seamless cargo connectivity across India and on international routes. SpiceJet is the first Indian airline to offer end-to-end cargo services and the airline’s freighters fleet consist of Boeing 737 aircraft.

SpiceJet’s standing as the country’s favourite airline has been further reinforced by the multiple awards and recognitions which includes the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum Leadership Award to Ajay Singh, , Global ‘Low-Cost Leadership Award’ conferred to Mr Singh at the Airline Strategy Awards 2018 in London, ‘BML Munjal Awards 2018’ for ‘Business Excellence through Learning and Development’, ‘Best Domestic Airline’ Award at Wings India 2018, ‘EY Entrepreneur of the year 2017 for Business Transformation’ by Ernst & Young, The CAPA Chairman’s Order of Merit for fastest turnaround in FY 2016, ‘Asia’s Greatest Brands – 2016′, ‘Global Asian of the Year Award’  & ‘Asia’s  Greatest CFO 2016′ at the AsiaOne Awards held in Singapore, ‘World Travel Leaders Award’ at WTM London, ‘Best Check- in Initiative’ award by Future Travel Experience global awards in Las Vegas, ‘Best Domestic Airline’ award at the 10th ASSOCHAM International Conference & Awards (Civil Aviation & Tourism).

About Bombardier
With over 69,500 employees across four business segments, Bombardier is a global leader in the transportation industry, creating innovative and game-changing planes and trains. Our products and services provide world-class transportation experiences that set new standards in passenger comfort, energy efficiency, reliability and safety.

Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, Bombardier has production and engineering sites in 28 countries across the segments of Transportation, Business Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft and Aerostructures and Engineering Services. Bombardier shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD). In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2017, Bombardier posted revenues of $16.2 billion US. News and information are available at bombardier.com or follow us on Twitter @Bombardier.

Notes to Editors
Images of Q400 aircraft in the livery of SpiceJet are posted with this news release at www.bombardier.com.

The Q400 aircraft backgrounder is available in the BCA Media Hub

For information about SpiceJet, visit: www.spicejet.com

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Bombardier entrega la primera aeronave Q400 de 90 plazas a SpiceJet

  • SpiceJet se convierte en la primera aerolínea en beneficiarse del aumento del potencial de ganancias de la aeronave Q400.

CaribPR Wire, TORONTO, Sept. 24, 2018: Bombardier Commercial Aircraft ha anunciado hoy la entrega de su primera aeronave Q400 de 90 plazas. La aeronave se ha entregado a la compañía india SpiceJet Limited (”SpiceJet”), el operador de lanzamientos para la aeronave con capacidad extra de 90 plazas.

“Estamos emocionados de introducir la aeronave Q400 de 90 plazas a nuestra flota”, afirmaba Ajay Singh, Presidente y Director general de SpiceJet. “Las plazas adicionales y las mejoras de rendimiento tendrán como resultado una reducción sustancial de los costes por unidad y también nos permitirá satisfacer las necesidades de nuestro mercado a nivel regional”.

“La entrega de la primera aeronave Q400 de 90 plazas demuestra el compromiso del programa de turbohélice Q Series de Bombardier para responder los requisitos de los clientes que se dirigen al crecimiento del tráfico en mercados regionales”, afirmó Todd Young, jede del Programa de aeronaves Q Series, de Bombardier Commercial Aircraft. “Agradezco y congratulo a los empleados y proveedores que han trabajado sin descanso para añadir esta mejora más reciente a la aeronave Q400, y también agradezco a nuestro cliente, SpiceJet, por su sólido apoyo y colaboración en este programa de mejora continua”.

“Se trata de un acontecimiento importante para el programa de la aeronave Q400 porque la opción de 90 plazas demuestra su mejora en el aumento de ganancias que su única turbohélice ofrece”, confirmó Colin Bole, Vicepresidente Senior y Comercial de Bombardier Commercial Aircraft. “El aumento de la capacidad de pasajeros permite una reducción del 15% en el coste de los asientos en comparación con la anterior aeronave Q400 estándar y ofrece un beneficio enorme para las aerolíneas. Estamos encantados con que SpiceJet sea el primer operador que demuestra las capacidades únicas y la imbatible productividad de nuestras turbohélices”.

Acerca de SpiceJet Ltd
SpiceJet es la aerolínea india favorita que ha hecho que volar sea asequible para más indios que nunca. SpiceJet opera 412 vuelos diarios de media a 54 destinos, incluidos 47 nacionales y 7 internacionales. La aerolínea conecta su red con una flota de 36 Boeing 737NG y 22 Bombardier Q400. La mayoría de la flota de la aerolínea ofrece SpiceMax, los asientos de clase económica más espaciosos en la India.

SpiceJet también opera un servicio especializado de mercancía aérea bajo la marca SpiceXpress que ofrece conexión de mercancía segura, puntual, eficiente y sin problemas en toda India y en rutas internacionales. SpiceJet es la primera aerolínea india en ofrecer servicios integrales de mercancía y la flota de aviones de mercancía de la aerolínea consiste en aeronaves Boeing 737.

La posición de SpiceJet como la aerolínea favorita del país se ha reforzado con múltiples premios y reconocimientos, incluidos el US-India Strategic Partnership Forum Leadership Award a Ajay Singh, , el Global ‘Low-Cost Leadership Award’ otorgado al Sr. Singh en los Airline Strategy Awards 2018 en Londres, el ‘BML Munjal Awards 2018’ en ‘Business Excellence through Learning and Development’, el premio ‘Best Domestic Airline’ en Wings India 2018, el ‘EY Entrepreneur of the year 2017 for Business Transformation’ de Ernst & Young, el CAPA Chairman’s Order of Merit for fastest turnaround en FY 2016, el ‘Asia’s Greatest Brands – 2016′, el ‘Global Asian of the Year Award’  & ‘Asia’s  Greatest CFO 2016′ en los AsiaOne Awards en Singapur, el ‘World Travel Leaders Award’ en WTM London, el premio ‘Best Check- in Initiative’ de Future Travel Experience global awards en Las Vegas, el galardón ‘Best Domestic Airline’ en la 10th ASSOCHAM International Conference & Awards (Civil Aviation & Tourism).

Acerca de Bombardier
Con más de 69500 empleados en cuatro sectores de negocio, Bombardier es líder global en la industria de transporte, creando aviones y trenes innovadores y avanzados. Nuestros productos y servicios proporcionan experiencias de transporte de primera clase que establecen nuevos estándares en la comodidad de pasajeros, eficiencia energética, fiabilidad y seguridad.

Con su oficina central ubicada en Montreal, Canadá, Bombardier tiene sedes de producción e ingeniería en 28 países a través de los sectores del transporte, aeronaves de negocios, aeronaves comerciales y servicios  de aeroestructuras y de ingeniería. Las acciones de Bombardier se cotizan en la Bolsa de Toronto (BBD), Durante el ejercicio fiscal que terminó el 31 de diciembre de 2017, Bombardier registró beneficios de 16200 millones de USD. Podrá consultar más noticias e información en bombardier.com o síganos en Twitter @Bombardier.

Nota a los editores
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Bombardier Continues African Market Penetration with Pre-Owned Q400

  • PassionAir becomes first Bombardier operator in Ghana with three Q400 aircraft

CaribPR Wire, MONTREAL, Aug. 13, 2018: Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that the company successfully placed three pre-owned Q400 turboprops with PassionAir from the Republic of Ghana. The airline acquired the aircraft through a dry-lease with a third party.

“Bombardier has sold about 3,500 new regional aircraft to date, and we continue to be very active on the used aircraft market.” said David Speirs, Vice President, Asset Management, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft. “Our recent momentum on the pre-owned aircraft market worldwide is a clear indication that our products are addressing a growing need for regional air transportation, especially in emerging markets.”

“Our market penetration in Africa continues to intensify, and we are pleased to welcome Passion Air as the first commercial airline operating a Bombardier regional aircraft in the Republic of Ghana,” said Jean-Paul Boutibou, Vice President, Sales, Middle East and Africa, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft. “Africa is the youngest and fastest growing region in the world, and regional aircraft like the Q400 will play a key role in helping advancing Africa’s economic growth.”

The airline will operate the three Q400 aircraft in a 78-seat configuration on domestic routes.

“This is a first step, and we look forward to expanding our fleet with more Bombardier aircraft,” said Edward Annan, Chief Executive Officer, PassionAir. “The Q400 offers the performance and flexibility that we need to further develop our network. With a range that unlocks great opportunities for us, we are confident that we will capitalize on a larger market, which extends to 12 countries and over 180 million potential passengers out of Accra.”

About PassionAir
PassionAir is a Ghanaian owned airline, and aims to become the most competitive Aviation Service Provider in Ghana and West Africa. Our focus is on safety and excellent customer service delivery, depicting the proverbial Ghanaian hospitality. Our product lines range from scheduled to chartered flights offered at internationally accepted standards and competitive prices.

PassionAir as start off, will operate flights domestically, with plans of expanding our services to the West African sub-region in the medium term.

About Bombardier
With over 69,500 employees across four business segments, Bombardier is a global leader in the transportation industry, creating innovative and game-changing planes and trains. Our products and services provide world-class transportation experiences that set new standards in passenger comfort, energy efficiency, reliability and safety.

Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, Bombardier has production and engineering sites in 28 countries across the segments of Transportation, Business Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft and Aerostructures and Engineering Services. Bombardier shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD). In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2017, Bombardier posted revenues of $16.2 billion US. News and information are available at bombardier.com or follow us on Twitter @Bombardier.

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Bombardier continúa la penetración en el mercado africano con Q400 de segunda mano

  • PassionAir se convierte en el primer operador de Bombardier en Ghana con tres aviones Q400

CaribPR Wire, MONTREAL, Aug. 14, 2018: Bombardier Commercial Aircraft anunció hoy que la compañía colocó con éxito tres turbopropulsores Q400 de segunda mano con PassionAir de la República de Ghana. La aerolínea adquirió el avión a través de un contrato de arrendamiento con un tercero.

“Bombardier ha vendido aproximadamente 3.500 aviones regionales nuevos hasta la fecha, y seguimos siendo muy activos en el mercado de aviones usados”, dijo David Speirs, vicepresidente de Asset Management de Bombardier Commercial Aircraft. “Nuestro impulso reciente en el mercado de aviones usados en todo el mundo es una clara indicación de que nuestros productos satisfacen una creciente necesidad de transporte aéreo regional, especialmente en los mercados emergentes”.

“Nuestra penetración de mercado en África continúa intensificándose, y nos complace dar la bienvenida a Passion Air como la primera aerolínea comercial que opera un avión regional Bombardier en la República de Ghana”, dijo Jean-Paul Boutibou, Vicepresidente de Ventas, Medio Oriente y África, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft. “África es la región más joven y de más rápido crecimiento en el mundo, y los aviones regionales como el Q400 desempeñarán un papel clave para ayudar a avanzar en el crecimiento económico de África”.

La aerolínea operará los tres aviones Q400 en una configuración de 78 asientos en rutas nacionales.

“Este es un primer paso, y esperamos ampliar nuestra flota con más aviones Bombardier”, dijo Edward Annan, Director ejecutivo de PassionAir. “El Q400 ofrece el rendimiento y la flexibilidad que necesitamos para desarrollar aún más nuestra red. Con un rango que nos abre grandes oportunidades, confiamos en que capitalizaremos en un mercado más grande, que se extiende a 12 países y más de 180 millones de pasajeros potenciales fuera de Accra”.

Acerca de PassionAir

PassionAir es una aerolínea de propiedad ghanesa que aspira a convertirse en el proveedor de servicios de aviación más competitivo de Ghana y África occidental. Nuestro enfoque se centra en la seguridad y la excelente entrega de servicio al cliente, que representa la hospitalidad proverbial de Ghana. Nuestras líneas de productos abarcan desde vuelos programados hasta vuelos de alquiler ofrecidos con estándares internacionalmente aceptados y precios competitivos.

Como punto de partida, PassionAir operará los vuelos a nivel nacional, con planes de ampliar nuestros servicios a la subregión de África occidental en el mediano plazo.

Acerca de Bombardier

Con más de 69.500 empleados en cuatro segmentos comerciales, Bombardier es un líder mundial en la industria del transporte, que crea aviones y trenes revolucionarios e innovadores. Nuestros productos y servicios brindan experiencias de transporte de primera clase que establecen nuevos estándares en comodidad del pasajero, eficiencia energética, confiabilidad y seguridad.

Con sede en Montreal, Canadá, Bombardier tiene sitios de producción e ingeniería en 28 países en los segmentos de Transporte, Aeronáutica Comercial, Aeronaves Comerciales así como Aeroestructuras y Servicios de Ingeniería. Las acciones de Bombardier se cotizan en la Bolsa de Toronto (BBD). En el año fiscal que terminó el 31 de diciembre de 2017, Bombardier registró ingresos de $ 16.200 millones de dólares estadounidenses. Noticias e información disponibles en bombardier.com o síganos en Twitter @Bombardier.

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Uganda National Airlines Company Limited Signs Firm Order for Four Bombardier CRJ900 Aircraft

  • First operator of the new CRJ Series ATMOSPHÈRE cabin in Africa

CaribPR Wire, MONTREAL, Canada, July 18, 2018: Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that it has signed a firm order for four new CRJ900 regional jets with Uganda National Airlines Company.

Based on the list price for the CRJ900 aircraft, the firm order is valued at approximately US$190 million.

“We congratulate the Government of Uganda for the revival of its national flag carrier, and are thrilled that the new airline has selected Bombardier and the CRJ900 regional jets for its upcoming debut,” said Jean-Paul Boutibou, Vice President, Sales, Middle-East and Africa, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft. “Recognized for its superior economics and efficiency, the CRJ Series aircraft have enabled airlines worldwide to serve communities with better connectivity, and we look forward to supporting the development of Uganda’s regional air travel with these CRJ900 regional jets.”

Uganda Airlines will operate the CRJ900 in dual-class configuration with 76 seats, including 12 first class seats.

“We are delighted to have ordered the world’s leading regional jet, and we look forward to providing the most modern passenger experience in regional aviation to the people of Uganda and across Africa,” said Ephraim Bagenda, CEO, Uganda National Airlines. “As we were establishing Entebbe as a strong hub in East Africa and building more connectivity in Africa, we thoroughly reviewed our needs. With its proven track record in Africa and other regions of the world, we are confident that the CRJ900 aircraft will help us succeed.”

Today, 21 operators are flying 58 CRJ Series in Africa. Including the order announced today, Bombardier has recorded firm orders for 1957 CRJ Series regional jets.

About the ATMOSPHÈRE Cabin
The new ATMOSPHÈRE cabin sets new standards of passenger experience in the regional jet market segment. Key features of the new interior are comprised of larger passenger living space, wheel-first roller bag capability, more spacious lavatory, increased cabin connectivity options, all integrated in a contemporary design and material choices. In fact, the ATMOSPHÈRE cabin design allows passengers to carry and store an “oversized” roller bag within the aircraft cabin bins which minimizes the need to check bags at the counter or the gate. To learn more: DiscoverAtmosphere.com

About Bombardier
With over 69,500 employees across four business segments, Bombardier is a global leader in the transportation industry, creating innovative and game-changing planes and trains. Our products and services provide world-class transportation experiences that set new standards in passenger comfort, energy efficiency, reliability and safety.

Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, Bombardier has production and engineering sites in 28 countries across the segments of Transportation, Business Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft and Aerostructures and Engineering Services. Bombardier shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD). In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2017, Bombardier posted revenues of $16.2 billion US. News and information are available at bombardier.com or follow us on Twitter @Bombardier.

Notes to Editors
Images of CRJ900 in the livery of Uganda National Airlines are posted with this news release at www.bombardier.com.

The CRJ900 aircraft backgrounder is available in the BCA Media Hub

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Uganda National Airlines Company Limited realiza un pedido en firme de cuatro aviones Bombardier CRJ900

  • Primer operador de la nueva cabina ATMOSPHÈRE de la serie CRJ en África

CaribPR Wire, MONTREAL, July 19, 2018: Bombardier Commercial Aircraft anunció hoy la firma de un pedido en firme de cuatro nuevos aviones regionales CRJ900 con Uganda National Airlines Company.

Según el precio de lista para el avión CRJ900, el pedido en firme está valorado en aproximadamente 190 millones de dólares estadounidenses.

«Felicitamos al Gobierno de Uganda por la reactivación de su aerolínea de bandera, y estamos encantados de que la nueva aerolínea haya seleccionado a Bombardier y los aviones regionales CRJ900 para su próximo debut», expresó Jean-Paul Boutibou, vicepresidente del Departamento de Ventas en Medio Oriente y África de Bombardier Commercial Aircraft.  «Reconocidos por su superior economía y eficiencia, los aviones de la serie CRJ han permitido a las aerolíneas de todo el mundo prestar servicios a las comunidades contando una mejor conectividad, y esperamos apoyar el desarrollo de los viajes aéreos regionales de Uganda con estos aviones regionales CRJ900».

Uganda Airlines operará el CRJ900 en configuración de arranque dual con 76 asientos, incluyendo 12 asientos de primera clase.

«Estamos encantados de haber pedido el avión regional más importante del mundo, y esperamos brindar la experiencia de pasajeros más moderna en aviación regional a la población de Uganda y de toda África», expresó Ephraim Bagenda, CEO de Uganda National Airlines. «Ya que nos encontrábamos en el proceso de establecer Entebbe como un fuerte eje en el este de África y generando más conectividad en este continente, revisamos a fondo nuestras necesidades. Con su comprobada trayectoria en África y otras regiones del mundo, confiamos en que el avión CRJ900 nos ayudará a tener éxito».

Al día de hoy, 21 operadores vuelan con 58 aviones serie CRJ en África. Incluyendo el pedido anunciado el día de hoy, Bombardier ha registrado pedidos en firme para 1957 aviones regionales de la serie 1957 CRJ.

Acerca de la cabina ATMOSPHÈRE

La nueva cabina de ATMOSPHÈRE establece nuevos estándares para la experiencia de los pasajeros en el segmento de la aviación regional. Las características clave del nuevo interior incluyen mayor espacio para los pasajeros, capacidad de llevar bolsos con ruedas, un lavabo más espacioso y mayores opciones de conectividad de la cabina, todo integrado en un diseño contemporáneo y con materiales escogidos. De hecho, el diseño de la cabina de ATMOSPHÈRE permite a cada pasajero transportar y guardar una maleta con ruedas “de gran tamaño” dentro de los compartimentos de la cabina de la aeronave y esto minimiza la necesidad de revisar las maletas en el mostrador o la puerta de embarque.

Para obtener más información, visite: DiscoverAtmosphere.com

Acerca de Bombardier

Con más de 69 500 empleados en cuatro segmentos comerciales, Bombardier es un líder mundial de la industria del transporte debido a la creación de aviones y trenes innovadores. Nuestros productos y servicios ofrecen experiencias de transporte de primera clase que establecen nuevos estándares en comodidad del pasajero, eficiencia energética, confiabilidad y seguridad. Con sede en Montreal, Canadá, Bombardier tiene plantas de producción e ingeniería en 28 países en los sectores de transporte, aeronaves ejecutivas, aeronaves comerciales y aeroestructuras, y servicios de ingeniería.

Las acciones de Bombardier se cotizan en la Bolsa de Toronto (BBD). En el año fiscal que terminó el 31 de diciembre de 2017, Bombardier registró ingresos por 16 200 millones de dólares estadounidenses.

Noticias e información disponibles en Bombardier.com, o síganos en Twitter @Bombardier.

Notas para los editores:

Las imágenes del CRJ900 con la librea de Uganda National Airines se publicarán junto con este comunicado de prensa en http://www.Bombardier.com/ .

El documento del avión CRJ900 se encuentra disponible en BCA Media Hub.

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Delta Air Lines Becomes Launch Operator of ATMOSPHÈRE Cabin with New Order for 20 Bombardier CRJ900

CaribPR Wire, MONTRÉAL, June 20, 2018:  Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that Delta Air Lines, Inc. of Atlanta, Georgia (Delta Air Lines) has signed a firm purchase agreement for 20 CRJ900 aircraft – becoming the launch operator of the new ATMOSPHÈRE cabin for CRJ Series regional jets.

Based on the list price for the CRJ900 aircraft, the firm order is valued at approximately US$961 million.

“We are thrilled that Delta continues to select the CRJ Series as the airline looks into the future growth of its regional operations,” said Fred Cromer, president, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft. “Together with Delta, we have driven the development of regional aviation in the U.S., and we are looking forward to further enhancing regional air travel with the launch of the new ATMOSPHÈRE cabin with our long-standing and esteemed customer.”

The new CRJ900 aircraft with ATMOSPHÈRE cabin will fly under the Delta Connection brand in a comfortable two-class regional jet configuration with 70 seats.

Delta Air Lines will take delivery of the world’s first ATMOSPHÈRE cabin CRJ900 aircraft in late 2018.

Including the order form Delta Air Lines announced today, Bombardier has recorded firm orders for 1953 CRJ Series aircraft.

About the ATMOSPHÈRE Cabin
The new ATMOSPHÈRE cabin sets new standards of passenger experience in the regional jet market segment. Key features of the new interior are comprised of larger passenger living space, wheel-first roller bag capability, more spacious lavatory, increased cabin connectivity options, all integrated in a contemporary design and material choices. In fact, the ATMOSPHÈRE cabin design allows each passenger to carry and store an “oversized” roller bag within the aircraft cabin bins which minimizes the need to check bags at the counter or the gate. To learn more: DiscoverAtmosphere.com

About Bombardier
With over 69,500 employees across four business segments, Bombardier is a global leader in the transportation industry, creating innovative and game-changing planes and trains. Our products and services provide world-class transportation experiences that set new standards in passenger comfort, energy efficiency, reliability and safety.

Headquartered in Montreal, Canada, Bombardier has production and engineering sites in 28 countries across the segments of Transportation, Business Aircraft, Commercial Aircraft and Aerostructures and Engineering Services. Bombardier shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD). In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2017, Bombardier posted revenues of $16.2 billion US. News and information are available at bombardier.com or follow us on Twitter @Bombardier

Notes to Editors
Images of CRJ900 in Delta’s livery, as well as pictures of the new ATMOSPHÈRE cabin are posted with this news release at www.bombardier.com.

The CRJ900 aircraft backgrounder is available in the BCA Media Hub

For information about Delta, visit: www.delta.com

Follow @BBD_Aircraft on Twitter to receive the latest news and updates from Bombardier Commercial Aircraft.

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Bombardier, Atmosphère, CRJ900 and CRJ Series are trademarks of Bombardier Inc. or its subsidiaries.

Two photos accompanying this announcement are available at

http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/ff620384-13bd-438a-b8ae-43e03359d897

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Delta Air Lines se convierte en operador de lanzamiento de la cabina ATMOSPHÈRE con un nuevo pedido de 20 Bombardier CRJ900

CaribPR Wire, MONTREAL, June 20, 2018: Bombardier Commercial Aircraft anunció hoy que Delta Air Lines, Inc. de Atlanta, Georgia (Delta Air Lines) firmó un acuerdo de compra de 20 aviones CRJ900, convirtiéndose en el operador de lanzamiento de la nueva cabina ATMOSPHÈRE para aviones regionales de la serie CRJ.

Según el precio del avión CRJ900, el pedido en firme está valorado en aproximadamente 961 millones de dólares estadounidenses.

“Estamos encantados de que Delta continúe seleccionando la Serie CRJ mientras la aerolínea analiza el crecimiento futuro de sus operaciones regionales”, dijo Fred Cromer, presidente de Bombardier Commercial Aircraft. “Junto con Delta, hemos impulsado el desarrollo de la aviación regional en los EE. UU. y esperamos seguir mejorando los viajes aéreos regionales con el lanzamiento de la nueva cabina ATMOSPHÈRE con nuestro cliente.”

El nuevo avión CRJ900 con cabina ATMOSPHÈRE volará bajo la marca Delta Connection en una cómoda configuración de jet regional de dos clases con 70 asientos.

Delta Air Lines recibirá la primera aeronave ATMOSPHÈRE del mundo, la aeronave CRJ900, a finales de 2018.

Incluyendo el formulario de pedido que Delta Air Lines anunció hoy, Bombardier registró los pedidos en firme de los aviones de la Serie CRJ 1953.

Acerca de la cabina ATMOSPHÈRE
La nueva cabina de ATMOSPHÈRE establece nuevos estándares de experiencia de pasajeros para el mercado de la aviación regional. Las características clave del nuevo interior se componen de un mayor espacio para los pasajeros, capacidad de llevar bolsos con ruedas, un lavabo más espacioso, mayores opciones de conectividad de la cabina, todo integrado en un diseño contemporáneo y opciones de materiales. De hecho, el diseño de la cabina de ATMOSPHÈRE permite a cada pasajero transportar y almacenar una maleta con ruedas “de gran tamaño” dentro de los compartimientos de cabina de la aeronave, lo que minimiza la necesidad de revisar las maletas en el mostrador o la puerta. Para saber más: DiscoverAtmosphere.com

Acerca de Bombardier
Con más de 69,500 empleados en cuatro sectores comerciales, Bombardier es un líder global en la industria del transporte, creando aviones y trenes innovadores. Nuestros productos y servicios dan experiencias de transporte de primera clase que establecen nuevos estándares en comodidad del pasajero, eficiencia energética, fiabilidad y seguridad.

Con sede en Montreal, Canadá, Bombardier tiene sitios de producción e ingeniería en 28 países en los sectores de Transporte, Aeronáutica Comercial, Aeronaves Comerciales y Aeroestructuras y Servicios de Ingeniería. Las acciones de Bombardier se cotizan en la Bolsa de Toronto (BBD). En el año fiscal que terminó el 31 de diciembre de 2017, Bombardier registró ingresos de 16.200 millones de dólares estadounidenses. Noticias y más información en bombardier.com o síguenos en Twitter @Bombardier

Notas para los editores
Las imágenes de CRJ900 en la librea de Delta, así como las imágenes de la nueva cabina de ATMOSPHÈRE se publicarán junto con este comunicado de prensa en www.bombardier.com.

El antecedente del avión CRJ900 está disponible en el BCA Media Hub

Para obtener información sobre Delta, visite: www.delta.com

Siga a @BBD_Aircraft en Twitter para recibir las últimas noticias y actualizaciones de Bombardier Commercial Aircraft.

Para recibir nuestros comunicados de prensa, visite la sección RSS Feed del sitio web de Bombardier.

Bombardier, Atmosphère, CRJ900 y CRJ Series son marcas registradas de Bombardier Inc. o sus filiales.

Las dos fotografías que acompañan a este anuncio están disponibles en

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Amerijet International Airlines – First U.S. All-Cargo Airline To Earn CEIV Certification

FORT LAUDERDALE, Florida, July 11, 2017 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ – Amerijet International is the first all-cargo airline of U.S. origin to earn IATA’s CEIV-Pharma certification after being awarded the designation on June 27, 2017.

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Successful completion of the certification process allows Amerijet to strengthen its promise to exceed the high standards set by the pharmaceutical industry. Amerijet has invested heavily in technology, infrastructure and processes over the last few years to ensure the safe handling and transportation of high-value and temperature sensitive cargo.

“This certification reconfirms our commitment to offering the highest consistent quality, professionalism and transparency to our customers. Being the first all-cargo airline from the U.S. to receive the Center of Excellence for Independent Validators in Pharmaceutical Logistics is a direct result of hard work and the investments we have made over the last few years to our Temperature Controlled (ATC) program,” said Vic Karjian, President and CEO of Amerijet International Airlines.

Amerijet has more than 40 years of experience handling temperature sensitive air freight. The airline transports over 300 million pounds (136 million kg.) of freight including 65 million pounds (30 million kg.) of temperature controlled products annually. Amerijet’s Temperature Controlled handling facility at the Miami airport includes a custom-built cooling facility equipped with active alarm systems, temperature data recorders and 24/7 CCTV monitoring. Computer monitored pharmaceutical cooling chambers provide storage environments for ambient 15°C – 25°C, chilled at 2°C – 8°C, and frozen at -0°C shipments.

Rasheme Richardson, Vice President of Airport Operations for Amerijet added, “As an airline, our role in the supply chain is to provide safe handling and to ensure temperature integrity for all pharmaceutical shipments. We demand the same uniform standards and processes from all of our business partners, including our handlers and trucking companies. Complying with the healthcare cold chain logistics standards, expected from pharmaceutical manufacturers and life sciences companies, helps to support the global healthcare initiative of putting patient safety first.”

“Amerijet’s strategy to enhance its pharma shipping offering through investing in the latest cold chain technology and joining the IATA CEIV Pharma certification program demonstrates the airline’s commitment to patient safety. We congratulate Amerijet for their achievement in meeting shippers’ expectations in terms of standardization and transparency. This will contribute towards developing a stronger, more competitive and enhanced air cargo service for pharmaceuticals in North and Latin America for this vital sector,” said Glyn Hughes, IATA Global Head of Cargo.

More About Amerijet:

With more than 40 years of experience in the cargo industry, Amerijet operates its own dedicated freighter fleet of B767-300/200 aircraft from its primary hub at the Miami International Airport to 38 destinations throughout the Caribbean, Mexico, Central and South America. The company provides more main deck capacity to more destinations with more frequency than any other all-cargo operator in its service region. Amerijet’s global network reaches 476 destinations in Europe, Asia, Pacific, South Africa and the Middle East with seamless and transparent transportation solutions for customers shipping time-sensitive, valuable and temperature controlled commodities.

Within the United States, Canada and Mexico, Amerijet partners with premium regional and local asset-based carriers to provide full truckload, less-than-truckload and expedited services.  Throughout the company’s international service region in the Caribbean, Central and South America, Amerijet offers clearance and last mile delivery for commercial customers across many industries.

The company’s Miami 210,000 square-foot export (19,509 square-meter) and 100,000 square-foot (9,290 square-meter) imports air cargo handling facilities include a custom-built perishable handling center providing refrigerated, frozen and chilled storage to maintain the cold chain integrity of pharmaceuticals and perishables during the transportation process.  Advanced monitoring procedures, real-time shipment alerts and cargo tracking provide end-to-end visibility of every shipment.

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interCaribbean moves to 18 flights weekly between San Juan and Tortola

TORTOLA, British Virgin Islands, Nov. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — interCaribbean Airways is pleased to announce a major increase in air service to commence double daily services effective from December 19th, 2016 and triple daily 4 times a week.

This new AM and PM services give the opportunity for business and leisure travelers in the British Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico to visit for a day, and be home in time for dinner. These flights operated by EMB 120 aircraft are the fastest turbo prop aircraft in its class making it the quickest connection.

Trevor Sadler, interCaribbean Chief Executive Officer said, “Since we first began service into the San Juan to Tortola we have seen a steady increase in the demand for our flights.  We are pleased to respond to this demand with significant increase in flights between two favorite islands and in addition to new daily flights from Tortola to Antigua.”

Commenting on the recent announcement by interCaribbean Airways of an increase in service to the British Virgin Islands, British Virgin Islands Director of Tourism Mrs. Sharon Flax-Brutus said, “The BVI Tourist Board is pleased that interCaribbean Airways is demonstrating its commitment to bring convenient air transportation to the region and applauds the airline’s recent decision to increase service to the BVI.  The increase in service between the BVI and Antigua and the BVI and San Juan is welcome news as it will help address the challenge of airlift and accessibility to the destination.”

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About interCaribbean Airways:
interCaribbean Airways is based in the Turks & Caicos Islands, and was founded 25 years ago to connect you and the Caribbean. The company operates a fleet of EMB 120, Twin Otter, BE99 aircraft connecting the Turks & Caicos to Antigua, Tortola, Puerto Rico, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, the Bahamas and Cuba; Domestic flights in Jamaica between Kingston and Montego Bay, are also offered.

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A New Way to Fly to Cuba, from Providenciales, Turks & Caicos Islands

nterCaribbean Airways starts flights to Santiago de Cuba in December 2015

PROVIDENCIALES, Turks & Caicos Islands, Nov. 24, 2015 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ – This December sees the launch of a new Gateway to the island of Cuba from Providenciales (PLS), Turks & Caicos Islands.  Services to Santiago de Cuba (SCU) commence on December 10th, 2015.

With this new service to Santiago from Providenciales, visitors to the Turks & Caicos Islands will be able enjoy easy access to Eastern Cuba with the initial twice weekly flights.

Providenciales to (PLS) Santiago de Cuba  (SCU)
Flight No              Routing                   Effective Date      Days     Depart  Arrive
JY310                  PLS SCU                   10-Dec-15 12-Mar-16 Thu, Sat 4:00pm  4:10pm*
Santiago de Cuba (SCU)  to Providenciales  (PLS)
JY 311                 SCU PLS                   11-Dec-15 12-Mar-16 Mon, Fri 09:10am 11:20am*
(*1hr difference)

interCaribbean Airways, the official airline of the Turks and Caicos Islands, announced its new route to Santiago de Cuba, with services to Havana, Jose Marti International Airport (HAV), Cuba, slated to start in early 2016.  These new flights expands the airline’s total list of destinations to 18 cities throughout the Caribbean, making interCaribbean the best choice for “connecting you and the Caribbean”.

With increased air services from USA and Canada and the recent addition of a second London frequency by British Airways to Providenciales, this service provides timely international connections to this new service and allowing additional island choices for the vacation traveler to combine several Islands.   It is Ideal for People to People travelers ready to visit the culture of Cuba.

ABOUT INTERCARIBBEAN AIRWAYS

Based in the Turks & Caicos Islands, interCaribbean Airways has served travelers as a gateway to the Caribbean since 1992. The company operates a fleet of EMB 120, Twin Otter and BE99 aircraft connecting the Turks & Caicos to the Bahamas, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica and Puerto Rico.  It operates domestic flight in the Turks & Caicos Islands and Jamaica.  International services link Jamaica to the Dominican Republic and Haiti, and Dominican Republic to Puerto Rico.  In winter 2015 will see the launch of new nonstop services from Providenciales to Santiago de Cuba and Havana, Cuba, as well as services to Antigua and Barbuda, new Port au Prince to Santo Domingo and Punta Cana to Puerto Rico.

For information regarding the airline, and to book your reservation, visit interCaribbean.com or a preferred travel agency.

CONTACT: media@interCaribbean.com

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JetBlue and Seaborne Airlines Launch Codeshare Agreement Throughout The Caribbean

Agreement Expands Travel Options At San Juan Focus City

NEW YORK, Oct. 21, 2015 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ – JetBlue (NASDAQ: JBLU) and Seaborne Airlines today began selling flights under a codeshare agreement that will offer customers increased travel options and new destinations throughout the Caribbean. Connections will be made via San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marín International Airport (SJU), where JetBlue is the largest carrier.

Customers flying on JetBlue and Seaborne will enjoy the benefit of traveling on a single ticket which allows for one-stop check-in, baggage transfer to the final destination, and conveniently timed connections in San Juan. Flights are available for purchase today on JetBlue.com.

“This latest codeshare agreement combines Seaborne Airlines’ experience serving exciting Caribbean destinations with JetBlue’s established footing as an award-winning carrier to the region,” said Scott Laurence, senior vice president, airline planning at JetBlue.

Initially, JetBlue will place its ‘B6′ designator code on eight Seaborne Airlines routes allowing JetBlue customers to reach more destinations in the Caribbean on a single itinerary.:

  • Anguilla (AXA)
  • Tortola, British Virgin Islands (EIS)
  • Dominica (DOM)
  • Nevis (NEV)
  • St. Kitts (SKB)
  • St. Maarten (SXM)
  • St. Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands (STT)
  • St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands (STX)

Following receipt of all necessary government approvals, JetBlue will place the ‘B6′ designator code on the remainder of the Seaborne Airlines network to include:

  • Antigua (ANU)
  • Fort-de-France, Martinique (FDF)
  • La Romana, Dominican Republic (LRM)
  • Point-a-Pitre, Guadeloupe (PTP)
  • Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (PUJ)
  • Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (SDQ)

“The entire Seaborne Airlines team is excited to begin our codeshare relationship with JetBlue,” said Gary Foss, President and CEO of Seaborne Airlines.  “I’m confident that our customers, Caribbean residents, and tourism to our region will all benefit as a result of this agreement.”

The routes add to JetBlue’s already extensive list of destinations in the Caribbean and Latin America including Grenada, Curacao, Antigua and Mexico City, which were all added to the JetBlue route map in the past year. Additionally, flights to Quito, Ecuador begin in February 2016.

The partnership between JetBlue, a leading carrier to the Caribbean, and Seaborne Airlines, the largest regional operator in the Caribbean, expands upon the carriers’ successful interline agreement established in 2013.

About JetBlue Airways
JetBlue is New York’s Hometown Airline™, and a leading carrier in Boston, Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood, Los Angeles (Long Beach), Orlando, and San Juan. JetBlue carries more than 32 million customers a year to 91 cities in the U.S., Caribbean, and Latin America with an average of 875 daily flights. For more information please visit JetBlue.com.

About Seaborne Airlines
Seaborne Airlines has been operating in the Caribbean for over 23 years, carrying approximately 3 million customers safely. With over 1,500 monthly departures to 17 airports, Seaborne serves San Juan’s Luis Muñoz Marin International Airport, St. Thomas airport and Seaplane base, St. Croix airport and Seaplane Base, Anguilla, Antigua, Tortola, Dominica, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Saint Martin, St. Kitts, Nevis, La Romana, Punta Cana and Santo Domingo.  All Flights operate with two pilots and two engines under Federal Air Regulations Part 121, the strictest code of the US Federal Air Regulation governing air travel.

CONTACT: Sandra Colon Perez, scolon@nlppr.com

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The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network and Seaborne Airlines Enter Into a Public-Private Partnership in the USVI

ST. CROIX, U.S. Virgin Islands, July 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN) is pleased to announce the launch of an exciting new partnership with Seaborne Airlines. Free Wi-Fi service is now available to all Seaborne Seaplane passengers traveling between St. Croix and St. Thomas. Travelers can now experience the fastest broadband speeds in the Virgin Islands and Caribbean free of charge for personal use or business from viNGN’s hotspot locations at both Seaplane terminals. Travelers can access the Internet simply by selecting the “viNGN_Hotspot” network on their computers and mobile devices.

“We believe that the transformational power of viNGN resides in its ability to make daily life easier and more convenient for Virgin Islanders. Our partnership with Seaborne allows us to assist commuter, leisure, and other travelers to stay connected whether it is for business or pleasure…and at superfast speeds. This is the real power of technology, its ability to transform lives, and we have that power right here at home in the U.S. Virgin Islands. We thank Seaborne for this amazing opportunity to help them to transform the travel experience for its travelers. We, with the partnership of Seaborne Airlines, are moving steadily toward the Next Generation of the Virgin Islands,” said Dr. Tonjia S. Coverdale, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Virgin Islands Next Generation Network.

“Seaborne Airlines and the Virgin Islands Next Generation Network (viNGN) are both privileged to work in one of the most important and honorable undertakings – that of connecting people” said Gary Foss, President and Chief Executive Officer of Seaborne.  “Both are in businesses that ­­have shrunk the globe, brought people together, and broadened the horizons of so many.  Seaborne, through being the United States Virgin Islands largest air carrier, and viNGN as the company who brought world class, open access, high speed, 100% fiber optic broadband services to The Territory.  Both company’s missions are critical to the local economy, facilitating commerce and creating jobs.  It is with pleasure that we enter into this agreement to provide free WiFi at our St. Thomas and St. Croix Seaplane bases to approximately 100,000 Seaplane travelers annually and to work in partnership with a company having such an important role in the United States Virgin Islands,” said Foss.

About Seaborne Airlines

Seaborne Airlines has been operating in the Caribbean for over 23 years, carrying more than 2.5 million customers safely.  With over 2,300 monthly departures to 17 airports in service or announced, Seaborne serves San Juan’s Luis Munoz Marin International Airport, St. Thomas’ Cyril E. King airport and Charles F. Blair Jr., Seaplane base, St. Croix’s Henry B. Rohlsen airport and Captain Svend Aage Ovesen Jr.,Seaplane base, Anguilla, Tortola, Dominica, Martinique, Guadeloupe, Saint Martin, St. Kitts, Nevis, La Romana, Punta Cana, and Santo Domingo and will launch service to island of Antigua later this year.

About VI Next Generation Network­

With viNGN’s state-of-the-art 100% fiber optic Network, Virgin Islands residents and tourists may now experience the Next Generation of technology with up to 1 Gigabits per second (Gbps) of bandwidth speed (1000 Megabits per second), a drastic improvement from the previous high of 16 Mbps that is currently offered in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

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