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Embraer opens 1,000 job vacancies in Brazil

Embraer announced the opening of a thousand job vacancies in Brazil with a focus on production rate recovering, Services and Support area growth, product development and new businesses. Applications and details about all career opportunities in the sectors of operations, engineering, and administration, among others, are available at the site: https://embraer.gupy.io/. According to th...

Embraer and Eve evaluate autonomous flight technologies in real flights over Rio de Janeiro

Embraer concluded a series of experimental flights in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, focused on evaluating new autonomous system technologies in real flight conditions. The goal is to enable safe autonomous operation in complex urban environments. The aerial data collection and real-time evaluation of these technologies in urban scenarios used regular piloted helicopters as part of the Embraer Auton...

Embraer launches E190F and E195F passenger to freight conversions

Embraer enters the air freight market with the launch of the E190F and E195F Passenger to Freight Conversions (P2F). The E-Jets freighters are designed to meet the changing demands of e-commerce and modern trade that require fast deliveries and decentralised operations. Embraer is offering the unbeatable cargo economics  and flexibility that  rightsized jets provide. “...

10th consecutive year as best-selling light jet - Embraer Phenom 300 series

A monumental milestone has been achieved by Embraer as the Phenom 300 series became the world’s best-selling light jet for the 10th consecutive year and the most delivered twinjet of 2021, according to numbers released by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA). Embraer delivered 56 Phenom 300 series light jets in 2021 to achieve this distinction, signaling a decade of pro...

Eve formalizes the eVTOL Type Certification process with ANAC

Eve has formalized the process for obtaining a Type Certificate for its eVTOL aircraft with the Civil Aviation Agency of Brazil (Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil – “ANAC”). In doing so, Eve has reaffirmed its commitment to ANAC to demonstrate compliance with international technical standards and mandatory airworthiness requirements for eVTOL Type Ce...

VINCI Airports takes over the operation of Manaus International Airport

VINCI Airports has taken over the operation of Manaus airport, under a 30-year concession contract awarded by Brazilian civil aviation in April. The effective cooperation between VINCI Airports and Infraero - a public airport infrastructure company - has enabled a smooth transition. Six other airports in the region - Porto Velho, Rio Branco, Boa Vista, Cruzeiro do Sul, Tabatinga and Tefé -...

Airport Dimensions and AMBAAR Lounge expand the network with openings at 2 international airports in Brazil

Following the opening of their first AMBAAR Club lounge at Viracopos International Airport in December 2021, leading airport lounge operator and travel experience expert Airport Dimensions and VIP lounge operator AMBAAR Lounge have opened the concept at two further renowned Brazilian airports this month. Passengers at Fortaleza International Airport (FOR) and Porto Alegre International Airport...

Leonardo: new helicopter service & logistics centre in Brazil achieves operational readiness

Leonardo has taken a further step forward to strengthen the level of quality services supporting helicopter operators in Brazil and Latin America with the operational readiness of its all-new Service and Logistics Centre headquartered in Itapevi, 30km far from São Paolo. This is the result of an R$60 million investment (approximately 9 million EUR) - the new site is based on an 80,000 m2 ar...

Eve and Senna Brand create Eve-Senna eVTOL

Eve Air Mobility and Senna brand announced a collaboration to develop the eVTOL Eve-Senna.The project symbolizes a vision of a sustainable future and innovation in the urban mobility market. The partnership also aims to contribute to the evolution of the future of mobility in Brazil and worldwide. The agreement comes as Eve, an organization created by Embraer to boost the global Urban Air Mob...

Get ready - Eve Urban Air Mobility simulation in Rio de Janeiro starts in November

Embraer Eve Air Mobility will begin an Urban Air Mobility simulation on November 8th, connecting Barra da Tijuca to the Tom Jobim International Airport – RIOgaleão. The initiative, which will use a helicopter, will be carried out in cooperation with strategic partners and government entities. The evaluation of the entire UAM ecosystem and the main concepts related to futu...

First Wingcopter authorized partner in South America - SYNERJET

Wingcopter and SYNERJET  announced the signing of a strategic partnership agreement. The agreement will allow the Latin American company to act as a distributor and local technical support provider for the Wingcopter 198, Wingcopter’s new flagship Unmanned Aircraft System, to customers in the region. SYNERJET is one of the most respected companies in the field of bus...

Fleet of up to 10 Cessna Grand Caravan Ex aircraft expands regional connectivity in Brazil

 Textron Aviation started deliveries in a fleet order of Cessna Grand Caravan EX aircraft to Brazilian aviation company, Azul Conecta, a subsidiary of Azul Airlines based at the airport of Jundiai in São Paulo. The company recently placed an initial five-aircraft order with options for an additional five Grand Caravan EXs. Azul Conecta, will utilize the fleet of Grand Caravan...