Flexjet Receives 14th FAA Diamond Award of Excellence

            Flexjet Receives 14th FAA Diamond Award of Excellence

- Flexjet distinguishes itself as only company to earn the highest honor for
maintenance training 14 years in a row

PR Newswire

DALLAS, Feb. 27, 2013

DALLAS, Feb. 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --(www.flexjet.com) – Flexjet, the world's
second largest fractional jet ownership provider, has received the coveted
Diamond Award of Excellence from the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration
(FAA). The Diamond Award of Excellence is the FAA's highest honor for
maintenance training, and Flexjet is the only company that also manages a
fractional jet ownership program to receive this award for 14 consecutive

"Flexjet is proud to be recognized for its commitment to upholding the highest
safety standards in the aircraft maintenance industry," said Dave Gross, Vice
President, Operations, Flexjet. "The fact that we are the only company
involved in the fractional jet industry to receive this honor for 14
consecutive years is a testament to the excellence exhibited by every single
member of our team."

The FAA first created this award program in 1991 to encourage aviation
maintenance technicians and their employers to actively participate in
training programs. To qualify for the prestigious FAA Diamond Award of
Excellence, 100 percent of an organization's eligible maintenance technicians
must complete specialized, continuous training in aircraft systems,
regulations and FAA rules over a 12-month period.

For more information about Flexjet, please call 1-800-FLEXJET or visit

About Flexjet
Richardson, Texas-based Flexjet—a division of Bombardier, the world's largest
business aviation manufacturer—first entered the fractional jet ownership
market in 1995. Flexjet now offers whole aircraft ownership and management,
fractional jet ownership, jet cards and charter brokerage services. Flexjet's
fractional aircraft program is the first in the world to be recognized as
achieving the Air Charter Safety Foundation's Industry Audit Standard, and
Flexjet is the first and only company to be honored with its 14^th FAA Diamond
Award for Excellence. Flexjet's fractional program fields an exclusive family
of Bombardier business aircraft—the youngest in the fractional jet industry
with an average age of approximately five years—including the Learjet 40 XR,
Learjet 45 XR, Learjet 60 XR, Challenger 300 and Challenger 605 business
jets. For more details on innovative programs and flexible offerings, visit

Flexjet has an approved fractional ownership program pursuant 14 C.F.R. Part
91, Subpart K, and manages flights for individual aircraft owners under Part
91 whole aircraft management program. All other flights (e.g. Flexjet 25  jet
card program, charter brokerage program, etc.) are provided by certificated
air carriers in accordance with applicable laws and regulations, as Flexjet is
not an air carrier.

The Flexjet 25 Jet Card Program is operated under Part 135 by Jet Solutions,
LLC, a U.S. air carrier. Flexjet acts as an agent for Jet Solutions, LLC, in
connection with the Flexjet 25 Jet Card program. Flexjet acts as an agent for
the customer with on-demand charter broker services when arranging
transportation operated under Part 135 by U.S. air carriers.

About Bombardier
Bombardier is the world's only manufacturer of both planes and trains. Looking
far ahead while delivering today, Bombardier is evolving mobility worldwide by
answering the call for more efficient, sustainable and enjoyable
transportation everywhere. Our vehicles, services and, most of all, our
employees are what make us a global leader in transportation.

Bombardier is headquartered in Montréal, Canada. Our shares are traded on the
Toronto Stock Exchange (BBD) and we are listed on the Dow Jones Sustainability
World and North America Indexes. In the fiscal year ended December31, 2012,
we posted revenues of $16.8billion. News and information are available at
bombardier.com or follow us on Twitter @Bombardier.

Bombardier, Challenger 300, Challenger 605, Flexjet, Flexjet 25, Learjet 40,
Learjet 45, Learjet 60 and XR are trademarks of Bombardier Inc. or its

SOURCE Flexjet

Website: http://www.flexjet.com
Website: http://www.bombardier.com
Contact: Erin Portman, +1-512-448-0502, Erin.Portman@TeamOne-usa.com
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