Bombardier Grants Option Rights to Colgan Air, Inc. for 15 Q400 NextGen Aircraft

February 9, 2009 — Toronto

Bombardier Aerospace announced today that it has finalized the terms for and granted option rights to Colgan Air, Inc. for 15 Q400 NextGen turboprop airliners. These option rights are additional to Colgan Air’s firm order for 15 Q400 NextGen airliners which was announced on January 15, 2009. Colgan Air is a wholly owned subsidiary of Pinnacle Airlines Corp.

Optimized for best-in-class efficiency, Q400 and Q400 NextGen airliners are fast, fuel-efficient and lower-emission 70- to 80-seat large turboprops, ideally suited to short-haul operations.

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.

Bombardier, NextGen and Q400 are trademarks of Bombardier Inc. or its subsidiaries.

For information
John Arnone
Bombardier Aerospace
+1 416 375-3030


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