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Nov 25, 2001
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5 til2
Press Release
SOURCE: Bombardier Aerospace
Bombardier Aerospace Announces Additional Three-Aircraft CRJ Order From Delta Connection

FARNBOROUGH, United Kingdom--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 22, 2002-- Bombardier Aerospace (TSX:BBD.A) (TSX:BBD.B) today confirmed that Delta Connection carriers Atlantic Southeast Airlines (ASA) and Comair have exercised options for a total of two Bombardier CRJ200* and one 70-seat Bombardier CRJ700* regional jets.

The transaction, valued at approximately $73.24 million U.S. ($111.33 million Cdn.), brings to six the number of option conversions Delta Connection has executed this year. Three firm orders for Bombardier CRJ200 aircraft were previously announced on May 14, 2002.

One Bombardier CRJ200 and the CRJ700 will be operated by ASA of Atlanta while the other CRJ200 will be flown by Comair of Cincinnati, both of which are Delta Connection carriers. All three jets will be delivered in September 2003.

Delta Connection Inc.'s wholly owned subsidiaries, ASA and Comair, have placed combined orders for 297 Bombardier CRJ* aircraft, comprised of 239 CRJ100/200 and 58 CRJ700 aircraft, of which 201 have been delivered - 198 CRJ100/200 and three CRJ700 - making Delta Connection the largest Bombardier CRJ fleet operator.

Delta Connection has more than 230 Bombardier CRJ Series regional jets in service with wholly owned subsidiaries ASA and Comair, and independent regional carrier SkyWest Airlines.