Embraer: aircraft deliveries in 3Q21
The firm order backlog totaled USD 16,8 billion
Embraer delivered a total of 30 jets in the third quarter of 2021, of which nine were commercial aircraft and 21 were executive jets (14 light and seven large). As of September 30, the firm order backlog totaled USD 16,8 billion.
During 3Q21, in the executive aviation segment, the industry delivered its 1,500th business jet. The milestone aircraft was a Phenom 300E, the best-selling light jet for nine years in a row, which was delivered to Haute Aviation, a Swiss company focused on charter, brokerage, and aircraft management.
In the commercial aviation segment, the Brazilian company announced the sale of 16 new E-175 jets to SkyWest, Inc. for operation in the Delta Air Lines network, adding to the 71 E-175 jets SkyWest already operates for Delta. The E-175 aircraft will fly for Delta under a Capacity Purchase Agreement (CPA). The value of the contract, which is included in Embraer’s third quarter backlog, is USD 798.4 million, based on list price.
In the Services & Support segment, Embraer signed several contracts during the quarter. Porter Airlines signed a major aftermarket support package with the South American firm for Porter’s E2 fleet of commercial aircraft, for up to 20 years. Embraer also signed a Pool Program agreement with CommutAir, a United Express carrier, to support the airline’s ERJ-145 jet fleet, and an extension for Pool Program with Cobham, in Australia, to support its three E-190s. Also, in Australia, the Brazilian manufacturer signed a services agreement with Alliance Airlines, which will provide materials support for the carrier’s fleet of E-190s.
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