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Profile of registrant

Short Brothers plc, as representative of the Bombardier Aerospace group

Identification number in the register: 77415475552-55
Registration date: 28/03/11 23:05:12

The information on this organisation was last modified on 18/03/14 15:02:54
The date of the last annual update was 17/03/14 10:18:34

Registrant : Organisation or self-employed individual

Name/company name: Short Brothers plc, as representative of the Bombardier Aerospace group
Acronym: BA
Legal status: plc
Website address:


Section: II - In-house lobbyists and trade/professional associations
and more precisely: Companies & groups

Person with legal responsibility

Surname, Name: Mr  Michael Ryan
Position: Vice President and General Counsel

Permanent person in charge of EU relations

Surname, Name: Mr  Alec McRitchie
Position: Director, Communications & Public Affairs, Europe

Contact details:

Contact details of organisation's head office: 1 Airport Road 
Belfast BT3 9DZ
Telephone number: (+44) 2890733515
Fax number: (+44) 2890733399
Other contact information:

Goals / remit

Goals / remit of the organisation: Bombardier Aerospace is a world leader in the design and manufacture of innovative aviation products and related services for the commercial, business and amphibious aircraft markets.
The organisation's fields of interests are:
  • global

Number of persons engaged in activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register

Number of persons: 5
Complementary information:

Persons accredited for access to European Parliament premises

No accredited persons


Main EU initiatives covered the year before by activities falling under the scope of the Transparency Register:

Support of the EU transport, regional, and innovation policies aimed at sustainable economic and social development and mobility, related to:
• Sustainable and affordable commercial and general aviation,
• R&D support for development of aeronautics technologies to meet ACARE goals and achieve greater sustainability
• intermodal transport
• development of fair international trading conditions in aviation including in the financing of new aircraft development, aircraft sales financing, and in accessing markets
• Legislation affecting manufacturers, and the aviation industry in particular

Bombardier has been recognized by the Dow Jones Indexes annually since 2007 for its sustainability commitment. Sustainable aviation and safety are at the heart of our design, engineering, and operating philosophy. The company is a signatory to UK Sustainable Aviation. In Northern Ireland, in addition to recognition for its contribution to education and for environmental achievements, it has received Business in the Community’s 20/20 Vision award for significant positive social impact over the last 20 years.

Fields of interest for e-mail alerts on consultations and roadmaps;

Fields declared by the organisation:
  • Competition
  • Economic and Financial Affairs
  • Enterprise
  • Environment
  • Regional Policy
  • Research and Technology
  • Trade
  • Transport


Information on (i) organisation's membership of any associations/federations/confederations or (ii) relationships to other bodies in formal or informal networks.

Bombardier Aerospace is a member of ASD, the Aerospace & Defence Industries Association of Europe; and the European Forum for Manufacturing. In addition Bombardier Aerospace is a member of various international industry and business associations e.g. General Aviation Manufacturers Association; European Regional Airlines Association; ADS, the UK Aerospace, Defence & Security Industries Association; Federation of Aerospace Enterprises of Ireland; and other trade bodies.

Financial data

Financial year: 01/2013 - 12/2013
Estimated costs to the organisation directly related to representing interests to EU institutions in that year: 80,000 €
Amount and source of funding received from the EU institutions in financial year n-1 of registration
Procurement: 0 €
Grants: 258,000 €
Other (financial) information provided by the organisation:

Bombardier Aerospace is the world’s third largest civil aircraft manufacturer with some 37,700 employees and a manufacturing presence in five countries including at Belfast in Northern Ireland, where it has a workforce of 6000 people. It has dedicated aircraft service facilities globally. On 31 December 2013 Bombardier Aerospace had US$9.4 billion revenues and a backlog of US$37.3 billion.

Code of conduct

By its registration the organisation has signed the Transparency Register Code of Conduct.

The organisation has also declared to be bound to the following other Code:
Agreed that I subscribed to the Code of Conduct