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Bombardier Aerospace announced it delivered 233 aircraft during the 2012 calendar year, compared to 245 aircraft deliveries in the previous fiscal year, the 11-month period ended December 31, 2011 receiving orders for 481 aircraft, net of cancellations, compared to 249 orders, net of cancellations, for the previous year.
In the Business aircraft segment it delivered 179 aircraft, compared to 163 for the previous 11-month fiscal year ended December 31, 2011 and received net orders for 343 aircraft versus 191 for the previous fiscal year.
In the Commercial aircraft segment it delivered 50 aircraft, compared to 78 for the previous 11-month fiscal year ended December 31, 2011 and received net orders for 138 net orders for aircraft compared to 54 for the previous fiscal year.
Bombardier Aerospace President and Chief Operating Officer Guy C. Hachey said "2012 was a year of focus on execution, and our employees demonstrated their resilience and commitment by rallying through a challenging economic environment to meet our delivery targets.
A number of our existing customers reaffirmed their confidence in Bombardier aircraft in 2012 with fleet growth and fleet replenishment orders, and we proudly welcomed new customers from emerging and traditional markets.
We are the market leaders in business aircraft, and the restructuring of our commercial aircraft sales organization is yielding results. Overall, we are seeing positive momentum across our entire product portfolio."
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