Aircraft Manufacturer Announces Strongest Orderbook Since 2018

07th Aug 2022

Embraer delivered 32 jets in the second quarter of 2022, 11 commercial and 21 executive (12 light and 9 medium). In the year, the company has delivered a total of 46 aircraft (17 commercial and 29 executive).

The firm order backlog ended 2Q22 at US$ 17.8 billion, the highest level since 2Q18, driven by new sales of aircraft and services, an increase of 12% when compared to the US$ 15.9 billion recorded in the previous year, same period of 2021.

During the period, Embraer welcomed Sky High, from the Dominican Republic, to the E-Jets family of operators, which will operate two first-generation E190 jets. These aircraft will be covered by the Pool Program, whose contract was announced by Embraer Serviços & Apoio.

In June, Embraer signed a firm order to convert up to 10 E-Jets into passenger to freight (P2F) aircraft with an “undisclosed” customer. The aircraft will come from this customer’s current fleet of E-Jets, with deliveries starting in 2024. This is the first firm contract for the conversion of E-Jets, and the second agreement for this type of operation.

In another contract, announced in May, Embraer and Nordic Aviation Capital (NAC) agreed up to 10 conversion positions for the E190F/E195F jets. Also in the second quarter of 2022, Embraer Defense & Security delivered the last modernized AF-1 fighter jet to the Brazilian Navy. And in the executive aviation market, the results confirm Embraer’s solid positioning in the light and medium jet segments, with increasing demand.

Farnborough Airshow (FIA) 2022

Last week, during the Farnborough Airshow, Embraer Commercial Aviation announced the sale of 20 units of the E195-E2 jet to Porter Airlines, Canada, which will be included in the firm order book for the third quarter of 2022. The Canadian airline now has 50 firm orders and 50 purchase rights for the E195-E2 model. At the same event, Embraer announced a firm order from Alaska Air Group for eight E175 jets, which are already part of the 2Q22 order backlog, in addition to 13 purchase rights.

Embraer Services & Support announced a renewal and expansion agreement with LOT Polish Airlines for the Pool Program. The long-term agreement will cover a total of 44 E-Jets. And NAC announced a memorandum of understanding for Astral Aviation, based in Nairobi, Kenya, to carry out the conversion of the first two passenger to freight (P2F) aircraft from the E190F model. Embraer Defense & Security entered into cooperation agreements with BAE Systems through two memoranda of understanding (MoUs) aimed at expanding the companies’ operations in the global defense market. The first is aimed at promoting the C-390 in Middle Eastern markets (initially in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia) and the other confirms an intention to create a joint venture to develop a defense variant of the electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) vehicle. ) from Eve.

About Embraer

A global aerospace company based in Brazil, Embraer has businesses in Commercial and Executive Aviation, Defense & Security and Agricultural Aviation. The company designs, develops, manufactures and markets aircraft and systems, providing after-sales Service and Support to customers. Since it was founded in 1969, Embraer has delivered more than 8,000 aircraft. On average, every 10 seconds an aircraft manufactured by Embraer takes off somewhere in the world, carrying more than 145 million passengers a year. Embraer is the main manufacturer of commercial jets with up to 150 seats and the main exporter of high value-added goods in Brazil. The company maintains industrial units, offices, service centers and parts distribution, among other activities, in the Americas, Africa, Asia and Europe.

Source: Embraer Press Release

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