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Bombardier appoints Stephen McNally to manage operations at Tucson Service Center

Wichita, May 10, 2002

Bombardier Aerospace has named Stephen McNally as general manager, Tucson Service Center, Bombardier Business Aviation Services (BBAS). Bringing over 20 years of experience in aviation maintenance to his new role, Mr. McNally will report to Bob Sundin, regional vice president, Service Center, BBAS. He most recently served as director, Dallas Service Center, BBAS.

"Steve McNally has distinguished himself as an expert in maintaining and supporting Bombardier business jets over many years and his recent experience overseeing the successful launch and operation of our service center in Dallas makes him a logical choice for this key position in Tucson," noted Bob Sundin. "With the large number of Bombardier business aircraft being completed in Tucson and a growing fleet in the Southwestern United States, we anticipate continued growth and opportunity at our Tucson site. Steve's extensive management experience will ensure that we offer the best possible service to our customers, " he added.

McNally joined Bombardier in the fall of 1999 as the director of Bombardier's newly announced factory-owned service center at Love Field in Dallas, Tex. He managed a staff of technicians and support personnel that currently numbers more than 100 and provided service to more than 1,200 aircraft since its opening in June of 2000.

The Tucson service center is part of a Bombardier network that includes facilities in Hartford, Conn.; Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.; Indianapolis, Ind.; and Wichita, Kan. as well as Dallas, Tex. The company also operates, through a joint venture with Lufthansa Technik AG, a factory service center at Berlin-Schönefeld Airport in Berlin, Germany and, soon, will open a service facility in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

Bombardier Aerospace, a unit of Bombardier Inc., is a world leader in the design and manufacture of innovative aviation products and services for the regional, business and amphibious aircraft markets. It also offers Bombardier Flexjet® fractional ownership, aircraft charter and management, technical services, aircraft maintenance and pilot training for business, regional airline and military customers.

Bombardier Inc., a diversified manufacturing and services company, is a world leading manufacturer of business jets, regional aircraft, rail transportation equipment and motorized recreational products. It also provides financial services and asset management in business areas aligned with its core expertise. Headquartered in Montréal, Canada, the Corporation has a workforce of some 80,000 people in 24 countries throughout the Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific. Its revenues for the fiscal year ended Jan. 31, 2002 stood at $21.6 billion Cdn. Bombardier trades on the Toronto, Brussels and Frankfurt stock exchanges (BBD, BOM and BBDd.F).

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Dave Franson
Bombardier Aerospace
Wichita: (316) 946-3085

Leo Knaapen
Bombardier Aerospace
Montréal: (514) 855-7988

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