Bombardier’s Chinese Joint Venture Wins its First Monorail Contract in China

BERLIN, GERMANY–(Marketwired – Dec. 18, 2017) –

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Rail technology leader Bombardier Transportation announced today that the CRRC Puzhen Bombardier Transportation Systems Limited (PBTS), a joint venture (JV) between Bombardier Transportation and the Chinese CRRC Corporation Limited (CRRC), has been awarded its first monorail contract in China. The order is to provide the BOMBARDIERINNOVIA Monorail 300 platform, along with a total of 240 cars to Wuhu City in Anhui Province. The total contract is valued at approximately 1.785 billion CNY (229 million euro, $270 million US). Bombardier owns 50% of the shares in PBTS, which is consolidated by Bombardier Transportation’s partner CRRC Nanjing Puzhen Limited.

Planned to open in 2020, the new 24-station, 30.3km Line 1 and the 12-station, 16.5km Line 2 Phase One, will be the first two monorail lines in Wuhu and will form the rail transportation backbone in the city. PBTS’ scope under this contract will comprise the design, supply, Line 1 installation with 28, six-car trains and Line 2 Phase One installation with 18, four-car trains.

Jianwei Zhang, President of Bombardier China said, “We are very proud to have been selected by Wuhu city to provide our first, and the most modern monorail system in China. Medium capacity monorails are a highly-efficient and environmentally-friendly alternative to metros and Bombardier’s experience, having delivered monorail technology for over 20 years including operating and maintaining these systems, was the core reason why Wuhu city chose our joint venture. This choice will ensure that Wuhu gets a reliable and green transportation system that better serves its passengers. We are confident that the monorail will become an icon for Wuhu city and we will see more Bombardier Monorail systems in other Chinese cities in the future.”

Bombardier Transportation is the world’s leading supplier of fully automated, driverless monorail systems. The INNOVIA Monorail 300 system is its latest evolution in medium capacity monorail technology. The combination of lightweight carbody design and other advanced system technologies results in substantial energy savings compared to other monorail and metro technologies. The INNOVIA Monorail 300 also brings futuristic aesthetics, spacious interiors and a smooth ride for passengers. Its inter-car walk through provides free passenger flow and enhances passenger safety, and its flexible seating arrangements permit optimization of the system to suit customer specific requirements. Fully automated driverless operation also allows for frequent, safe and reliable service, attracting more passengers and generating more revenue.

About Bombardier Transportation

Bombardier Transportation is a global leader in rail technology and offers the broadest portfolio in the industry. It covers the full spectrum of rail solutions, ranging from trains to sub-systems and signalling. The company also provides complete transport systems, e-mobility technology and maintenance services. As an innovation driver, Bombardier Transportation continuously breaks new ground in sustainable mobility. It provides integrated solutions that create substantial benefits for operators, passengers and the environment. Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, Bombardier Transportation employs around 37,150 people and its products and services operate in over 60 countries.

About Bombardier

Bombardier is the world’s leading 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.

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Deer Jet makes history with maiden Antarctic landing

Deer Jet makes history with maiden Antarctic landing

PR Newswire

BEIJING, Dec. 17, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Deer Jet made history by becoming the first Chinese private jet operator to fly from China to the Antarctic. The arrival of one the company’s private jet at Wolfs Fang airport marks a new charter service between China and the Antarctic.

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Deer Jet is known for its pioneering role in transforming business aviation in Asia and around the world. More than 22 years ago the company was established as the first private jet operator in China and transformed itself from humble beginnings to its current position as the largest business aviation group in Asia.

Deer Jet’s Antarctic landing is a more than a milestone for China’s business aviation. This operation is also a significant contribution for the development of international air travel and transportation, providing access to the world’s most remote areas.

For this challenging flight, Deer Jet prepared for over a year, conducting and evaluating hundreds of risks, flight routes, flight support and emergency plans to ensure a safe flight. This level of precision and attention to detail is what made Deer Jet the first World’s Seven Star Private Jet Company.

This new achievement adds to the list of milestones achieved at the company. Deer Jet has expanded its operation across 800 airports covering 180 countries and territories, and built up a comprehensive network offering on demand charters, aircraft management, brokerage, ground handling, FBO, air medical, and luxury travel.

Deer Jet is adding a new chapter to the history of the travel industry by building infrastructure and introducing innovative services for better and faster international travel.

After launching the new route, Deer Jet will add the Antarctic continent to its travel itineraries. The new service enhances the company’s strengths by enhancing its travel products.

Deer Jet is focusing in the design of new services to serve new segments. This Antarctic flight will boost Deer Jet’s growth while satisfying a growing demand global business travelers.

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Deer Jet makes history with maiden Antarctic landing

Deer Jet makes history with maiden Antarctic landing

Canada NewsWire

BEIJING, Dec. 17, 2017 /CNW/ — Deer Jet made history by becoming the first Chinese private jet operator to fly from China to the Antarctic. The arrival of one the company’s private jet at Wolfs Fang airport marks a new charter service between China and the Antarctic.

Photo – https://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20171218/2017294-1-a
Photo – https://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20171218/2017294-1-b
Photo – https://photos.prnasia.com/prnh/20171218/2017294-1-c

Deer Jet is known for its pioneering role in transforming business aviation in Asia and around the world. More than 22 years ago the company was established as the first private jet operator in China and transformed itself from humble beginnings to its current position as the largest business aviation group in Asia.

Deer Jet’s Antarctic landing is a more than a milestone for China’s business aviation. This operation is also a significant contribution for the development of international air travel and transportation, providing access to the world’s most remote areas.

For this challenging flight, Deer Jet prepared for over a year, conducting and evaluating hundreds of risks, flight routes, flight support and emergency plans to ensure a safe flight. This level of precision and attention to detail is what made Deer Jet the first World’s Seven Star Private Jet Company.

This new achievement adds to the list of milestones achieved at the company. Deer Jet has expanded its operation across 800 airports covering 180 countries and territories, and built up a comprehensive network offering on demand charters, aircraft management, brokerage, ground handling, FBO, air medical, and luxury travel.

Deer Jet is adding a new chapter to the history of the travel industry by building infrastructure and introducing innovative services for better and faster international travel.

After launching the new route, Deer Jet will add the Antarctic continent to its travel itineraries. The new service enhances the company’s strengths by enhancing its travel products.

Deer Jet is focusing in the design of new services to serve new segments. This Antarctic flight will boost Deer Jet’s growth while satisfying a growing demand global business travelers.

Cision View original content:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/deer-jet-makes-history-with-maiden-antarctic-landing-300572425.html

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