Bombardier inaugurates regional office in Mumbai

Global transport solutions provider, Bombardier Aerospace is looking at selling 250 business jets in India over the next 10 years according to a top company official.

Additionally, the company is also eyeing 500-600 commercial aircraft sales to customers in the country over the next 20 years according to the official.

"We expect to sell 250 business aircraft in the next 10-years and 500-600 commercial jets in the next 20-years," Bombardier's president (customer services and specialised and amphibious aircraft) James Hoblyn, told reporters in Mumbai yesterday.

Currently, Bombardier aircraft are being flown by the national carrier Air India and private airline, Jet Airways.

Hoblyn said, in the Asia-Pacific region the company was targeting 1,030 aircraft over the next 10-years.

The company has set up a Regional Support Office in Mumbai to support its growing business in the country.