Deliveries of Embraer commercial aircrafts in Q1 2019 reduced
The Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer announced that it had delivered eleven commercial aircraft in the first quarter of 2019, which is three less than in the same period of 2018.
In the first quarter, Embraer delivered the first E175 aircraft to Mauritania, the first of its kind on the African continent. The Moorish company signed a firm order for two E175 aircraft in 2018. The contract value is 93.8 million dollars. US list price. The aircraft manufacturer also signed a firm order in April for 10 E195-E2 aircraft with the largest Nigerian airline, Air Peace, which will be the launch operator for E-Jets E2 in Africa. The contract includes the right to purchase another 20 aircraft E195-E2. If all rights to purchase are exercised, the contract value is $ 2.12 billion. At the rate of the catalog. This order will be included in the Embraer order book in the second quarter of 2019.
Embraer also reported the delivery of 11 business jets in the first quarter of 2019, the same as in the same period last year. “The world's best-selling lightweight jet engine for the seventh year in a row,” says Embraer, “The Phenom 300 reached the 500th aircraft line and became the only business jets model that reached this milestone in the last 10 years. The aircraft is operated in more than 30 countries and has more than 780,000 flight hours.
It should also be noted that the Brazilian aircraft manufacturer received certification from the Brazilian, American and European regulators for Embraer E195-E2, the second model in the E2 family. It will be commissioned this summer with the low-cost airline Azul.