Bombardier Aerospace announced on January 9th, 2013 that it had delivered 233 aircraft during the 2012 calendar year, compared to 245 aircraft deliveries in 2011. Bombardier also received orders for 481 aircraft, net of cancellations, compared to 249 orders, net of cancellations, for the previous fiscal year.
Bombardier”s order book was supported by a number of volume orders for commercial aircraft, including Delta Air Lines, Garuda Indonesia, VistaJet and WestJet. The results for Bombardier were in line with the 235 aircraft delivery guidance for business and commercial aircraft that was provided in March 2012.
In 2012, Bombardier delivered 50 commercial aircraft, compared to 78 for 2011. During 2012, the company received 138 net orders for commercial aircraft, compared to 54 for 2011.