Tag: Embraer

“Shark” E190-E2 Jet Completes its Tour of Africa

Hot on the heels of an exciting performance at the UK’s Farnborough Airshow, where Embraer enjoyed a bumper crop of new aircraft orders, Embraer’s new generation aircraft, the E190-E2, visited Africa for a Continental tour. The aircraft visited six counties: Algiers, Morocco, Kenya, Ghana, Mauritius and South Africa. At each stop, the world’s quietest and […]

Embraer and Republic Airways Sign Letter of Intent for Up to 200 E175s

Embraer and Republic Airways, the world’s largest E-Jet operator, announced at the 2018 Farnborough Airshow that they have signed a Letter of Intent (LoI) for a firm order of 100 E175, with the right to convert to E175-E2 aircraft, and purchase rights for an additional 100 E175 aircraft. If all purchase rights are exercised, the […]

Embraer and United Airlines Sign Contract for 25 E175s

Embraer and United Airlines announced at the 2018 Farnborough Airshow that they signed a firm order for 25 E175 jets in a 70-seat configuration. The contract has a value of USD 1.1 billion, based on current list prices, and will be included in Embraer’s 2018 third-quarter backlog. Deliveries will begin in the second quarter of […]

Embraer Foresees Demand for 10,550 New Aircraft Over the Next 20 years

Embraer forecasts demand for 10,550 new aircraft with up to 150 seats worldwide, worth USD 600 billion, over the next 20 years. The in-service fleet is set to increase to 16,000 aircraft, up from the 9,000 aircraft currently in operation. Market growth will drive 65% of this demand, while the remaining 35% will replace ageing […]

Boeing and Embraer Forge $4.75 Billion Commercial Jet Venture

Boeing and Embraer announced they have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to establish a strategic partnership that positions both companies to accelerate growth in global aerospace markets. The non-binding agreement proposes the formation of a joint venture comprising the commercial aircraft and services business of Embraer that would strategically align with Boeing’s commercial development, production, […]

Embraer and Sahara Africa Aviation Sign Multi-Year Pool Program Agreement

Embraer announces that Sahara Africa Aviation, Africa’s leading provider of end to end aviation services, has signed a multi-year Pool Program Agreement for spare parts and support covering more than 500 components for their two recently acquired Embraer ERJ 145 jets. Based in Nelspruit at Kruger Mpumalanga International Airport in South Africa, Sahara also has […]

Embraer Delivers First Phenom 300E to Northern Escape Collection

Embraer has delivered its first Phenom 300E in Asia Pacific to Northern Escape Collection. The new light jet model, which is an enhancement of the Phenom 300 – the world’s most delivered light business jet for the past six years – offers Northern Escape Collection an elegant solution to provide their guests access to its […]

Regional Embraer ERJ-145 Windshield Cracks While Performing Flight

A bmi Regional Embraer ERJ-145, registration G-RJXH performing flight BM-1846 from Munich (Germany) to Bristol,EN (UK), was climbing through FL170 out of Munich when the crew reported a cracked windshield and stopped the climb at FL180. The crew decided to return to Munich, burned off fuel and landed safely back about 65 minutes after stopping […]

Embraer Legacy 450 Sets Transatlantic Speed Record

Embraer’s Legacy 450 medium cabin business jet set a new speed record on a recent flight between Portland, Maine in the United States and Farnborough in the United Kingdom, according to the U.S. National Aeronautic Association (NAA). The record-setting flight occurred on March 7, 2018, with two pilots and two passengers on a ferry flight […]

EmbraerX Unveils First eVTOL Concept

EmbraerX, an Embraer organization dedicated to developing disruptive businesses, unveiled its first electrical Vertical Take-Off and Landing (eVTOL) aircraft concept. The unveiling was made during Uber Elevate 2018, in Los Angeles, California. EmbraerX is engaged in several projects, including the development of eVTOL concepts through a cooperation with Uber and other companies to explore business […]