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Bombardier Commercial Aircraft Presents the 2018 Airline Awards for Outstanding Performance

TORONTO, May 08, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today the recipients of fourteen 2018 Airline Reliability Awards. The award recognizes operators of Bombardier CRJ Series regional jets and Q Series turboprops who achieve the highest rates of dispatch reliability.

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft held a Gala Awards Ceremony to present the awards on the first day of the 2019 European Regional Review in Munich, Germany.  

“We are delighted to congratulate this year’s award recipients for their outstanding performance,” said Todd Young, Vice President and General Manager, Head of the Q Series Aircraft Program, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft. “We are proud of the strong collaboration between Bombardier, our operators and suppliers and the success it delivers in providing efficient, reliable air service to communities worldwide.”

“The 2018 Airline Awards acknowledge the accomplishments of our customers, focusing on their continuous success flying competitively,” said Charles Comtois, Head of the CRJ Series Aircraft Program, Bombardier Commercial Aircraft. “We are proud to continue assisting our operators and suppliers in achieving their excellent performances by delivering global service solutions.”

The European Regional Review is an interactive and informative event designed to promote Bombardier's partnership with commercial aircraft (Q Series and CRJ Series) operators, suppliers and partners as well as industry affiliates. The event highlights key operational achievements and creates a unique opportunity for all participants to network with airlines, industry experts and program suppliers.

The winners of the 2018 Airline Reliability Awards are listed in Appendix A.

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Nathalie Scott
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Appendix A

Winners of the 2018 Airline Reliability Awards

Q100/200/300 Aircraft Program

Oceania:    Maldivian
Europe:  Widerøes Flyveselskap
North America:  PAL Airlines

Q400 Aircraft Program

Oceania:  Nok Air
Europe:  Olympic Air
Asia Pacific:  ANA Wings
Africa & Middle East: JamboJet
North America:    WestJet Encore

CRJ100/200 Aircraft Programs

Europe:  Air Nostrum
North America:  Jazz Aviation

CRJ700/CRJ900/CRJ1000 Aircraft Programs

Oceania:      Garuda Indonesia
Europe:  CityJet
Asia Pacific:  China Express
North America:  Jazz Aviation

A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/105e3565-c468-4b38-983b-b5aa60b43524