ombardier Reports First Quarter 2021 Financial Results, Affirms Full Year Financial Guidance and Delivery Outlook

  • Business jet revenues of $1.3 billion, up 18% year-over-year, mainly driven by a favourable mix of large-cabin aircraft deliveries, including eight Global 7500 aircraft  
  • Adjusted EBITDA(1) from continuing operations of $123 million, up 43% year-over-year, reflecting an improved aircraft mix, Global 7500 aircraft learning curve progress and cost structure improvements; adjusted EBIT(1) from continuing operations of $29 million. Reported EBIT from continuing operations for the quarter was $19 million  
  • Free cash flow usage(1) from continuing operations of $405 million, including ~ $100 million of non-recurring cash items(2), an improvement of $357 million year-over-year. Reported cash flows from operating activities – continuing operations for the quarter was a usage of $372 million and net additions to PPE & intangible assets – continuing operations for the quarter were $33 million  
  • First quarter book-to-bill(3) > 1.0 on strong sales activity, which is expected to continue(4) into the second quarter  
  • Strong pro-forma liquidity(4) of $2.6 billion, which includes $0.6 billion in proceeds from sale of Alstom shares. Bombardier has deployed ~ $2.4 billion toward balance sheet deleveraging year-to-date, expected to reduce annual cash interest costs by ~ $200 million versus its 2020 debt servicing cost


All amounts in this press release are in U.S. dollars unless otherwise indicated.
Amounts in tables are in millions, unless otherwise indicated.


MONTRÉAL, May 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Bombardier (TSX: BBD.B) announced today its financial results for the first quarter of 2021 and affirmed its full year 2021 financial guidance and delivery expectations of 110-120 aircraft.

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