MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - March 21, 2018) - This year, Bombardier Business Aircraft is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its Global Completion Center in Montreal. The facility continues to ramp up activities surrounding the highly anticipated Global 7000 business jet, and is at the halfway point in its large-scale hiring objective to add 1,000 new positions to its local workforce.

"This exciting milestone represents 20 years of contributing to Montreal's aerospace industry and the immense success of Bombardier's flagship Global aircraft," said Paul Simard, Vice-President, Operations, Global Completion Center. "This anniversary also highlights the superior quality, workmanship and expertise delivered at the Global Completion Center, demonstrating Bombardier's position as a leader in the business aircraft industry."

The Global Completion Center is a testament to Bombardier's commitment to innovation and to its flagship Global family of aircraft. The facility combines 21st century forward-looking production methodology and tools with a highly skilled local workforce comprised of craftspeople, artisans and engineers.

With its Global 7000 aircraft, Bombardier is setting a new benchmark for the world's finest business jet. Featuring the industry's largest in-class kitchen, four distinct living spaces and an advanced wing design for an exceptionally smooth ride, the Global 7000 aircraft redefines the business aircraft experience. The highly anticipated aircraft program has all five test vehicles in flight, and is on track for entry-into-service during the second half of 2018.

Bombardier is actively recruiting to support the interior completions activities for its newest business jet, the Global 7000 aircraft. Interested applicants are encouraged to visit Bombardier's careers website.

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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Anna Cristofaro
Bombardier Business Aircraft
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