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Bombardier Creates Dedicated, Worldwide Learjet Aircraft Sales Team

- Bombardier and industry veteran Mike Fahey appointed Vice President, Learjet Aircraft Sales

- Pre-owned aircraft sales, previously under Fahey's stewardship, will transition to Peter Bromby, newly appointed Regional Vice President of Pre-Owned aircraft


/EINPresswire.com/ -- MONTREAL, QUEBEC -- (Marketwired) -- 04/20/16 -- Bombardier Business Aircraft today reaffirmed its commitment to the success of the Learjet product family by announcing the creation of a dedicated, worldwide sales team with the Learjet 70 and Learjet 75 aircraft as its singular focus. To that end, Mike Fahey is appointed Vice President, Learjet Aircraft Sales, assuming overall responsibility and accountability for the Learjet program worldwide.

Mike began his career in 1981 as Sales Director for South East Asia and was assigned positions of increasing responsibility over the years. In 2010, he was appointed Vice President of Sales for Learjet and Pre-Owned aircraft.

"We are proud of Learjet's legacy and remain committed to its continued success," said Peter Likoray, Senior Vice President, Sales, Bombardier Business Aircraft. "Mike is an industry veteran with a proven track record and, together with his team, will bring a singular focus to a strong and legendary brand with more than 2200 aircraft operating around the world.

"Learjet 70 and Learjet 75 aircraft are key pillars of Bombardier Business Aircraft's industry-leading portfolio," added Likoray. "They offer the performance, operating cost and comfort advantages that have become synonymous with Learjet and Bombardier these past decades."

Bombardier also announced that its pre-owned aircraft sales activities would be led going forward by Peter Bromby, newly appointed Regional Vice President of Pre-Owned aircraft. Peter is a seasoned professional who brings over 20 years of experience in the Aviation Sales industry.

About Learjet Aircraft

Learjet aircraft are renowned worldwide for their sleek ramp appeal and favored by pilots for their handling characteristics and high-performance. Since acquiring the Learjet Corporation, Bombardier has revitalized both the brand and the product line, bringing to market no less than seven new models.

The latest addition to the first family of business jets are the Learjet 70 and Learjet 75 aircraft. They allow you to achieve more with powerful engines and forward-thinking new winglet design that enable them to cruise at a speed of Mach 0.81 and climb to an operating ceiling of 51,000 ft. (15,545 m) (i); these business jets can achieve an exceptional range greater than 2,000 NM (3,704 km)(i).

About Bombardier

Bombardier is the world's leading 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 Montreal, Canada. Our shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD) and we are listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index. In the fiscal year ended December 31, 2015, we posted revenues of $18.2 billion. News and information are available at bombardier.com or follow us on Twitter @Bombardier.

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Bombardier Business Aircraft
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