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Arik Air Inks Firm Agreement for Three CRJ1000 NextGen Regional Jets and Four Q400 NextGen Turboprop Airliners

Nigeria-based airline first to operate the CRJ1000 NextGen aircraft in Africa

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Arik Air Inks Firm Agreement for Three CRJ1000 NextGen Regional Jets and Four Q400 NextGen Turboprop Airliners

12:00 EDT Wednesday, June 19, 2013

PARIS, FRANCE--(Marketwired - June 19, 2013) - Bombardier Aerospace announced today that Lagos-based Arik Air has signed a firm contract to acquire three CRJ1000 NextGen aircraft and four Q400 NextGen turboprop airliners.

Based on the list price of the CRJ1000 NextGen and Q400 NextGen aircraft, the contract announced today is valued at approximately $297 million US.

Arik Air currently operates four CRJ900 aircraft and two Q400 NextGen aircraft.

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, 2012, we posted revenues of $16.8 billion. News and information are available at bombardier.com or follow us on Twitter @Bombardier.

Please visit Bombardier's Web site dedicated to its upcoming events at the International Paris Air Show: airshows.bombardier.com.

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Bombardier, NextGen, Q400, CRJ1000, CRJ900, and The Evolution of Mobility are trademarks of Bombardier Inc. or its subsidiaries.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:

Contact Information:
Marc Duchesne
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft
+1-416-375-3030
marc.duchesne@aero.bombardier.com

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