Tim Lakata Named Learjet Sales Director For Northeast U.S.

Bombardier Aerospace today announced the appointment of Tim Lakata as director, Learjet sales, Northeast United States, Bombardier Business Aircraft.

Based in Hartford, Connecticut, Mr. Lakata will oversee all Learjet sales for Connecticut, District of Columbia, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maine, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia, Vermont and West Virginia.

Mr. Lakata began his career at Bombardier in 2004 as a widebody demonstration pilot, flying the Challenger 300 and Challenger 604 aircraft as well as the Global Express XRS and Global 5000 jets. He has over 18 years of flying experience with the U.S. Air Force and the Bombardier demonstration team. He holds a bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering from the Rochester Institute of Technology.

About Bombardier
A world-leading manufacturer of innovative transportation solutions, from commercial aircraft and business jets to rail transportation equipment, systems and services, Bombardier Inc. is a global corporation headquartered in Canada. Its revenues for the fiscal year ended Jan. 31, 2008, were $17.5 billion US, and its shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD). Bombardier is listed as an index component to the Dow Jones Sustainability World and North America indexes. News and information are available at www.bombardier.com.

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For information
Danielle Boudreau
Bombardier Business Aircraft
514-855-8149
danielle.boudreau@aero.bombardier.com