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Welcome GOL Aerotech - World-Class Aircraft MRO Business Unit

GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes S.A. launched of GOL Aerotech, a new business unit that provides aircraft maintenance, repairs, and aircraft and components overhauls (MRO). It extends GOL's expertise in aircraft maintenance to third-party airlines around the world for the first time and generates a new source of revenue for the company. GOL Aerotech is located at the Con...

Three additional Embraer E195-E2 jets for Air Peace

Embraer announced that Air Peace, Nigeria and West Africa’s largest airline, has signed a contract for three additional E195-E2s, confirming purchase rights from the original contract, signed in April this year. These new E195-E2s will be included in Embraer’s 2019 fourth-quarter backlog and have a value of USD 212.6 million, based on Embraer’s current list prices. Set to...

KLM Firms Up Order for E195-E2 Jets and Adds Six Further Aircraft

Embraer and KLM Cityhopper have signed a firm order for 21 E195-E2 aircraft, plus 14 purchase rights. The 21 firm positions will be acquired via operating lease from Embraer lessor partners Aircastle and ICBC Aviation Leasing. The order was previously announced as a Letter of Intent for 15 firm orders with 20 purchase rights at the Paris Air Show earlier this year. With all purchase rights exercis...

First Helvetic Airways E190-E2 Jet Received

Congratulations Helvetic Airways! First E190-E2 Jet Received! A special ceremony was held in Zurich, to celevbrate official reception of first Helvetic Airways E190-E2 jet from Embraer! The airline has a contract for a firm order of 12 jets of this model, and purchase rights for a further 12 E190-E2, with conversion rights to the E195-E2, bringing the total potential o...

17 Commercial and 27 Executive Jets delivered by Embraer in 3Q19

Embraer delivered a total of 44 jets in the third quarter of 2019, of which 17 were commercial aircraft and 27 were executive jets (15 light and 12 large). As of September 30th, the firm order backlog totaled USD 16.2 billion. In the beginning of 3Q19, Embraer signed a contract with SkyWest, Inc. for a firm order of seven E175 jets in a 70-seat configuration. SkyWest will operate...

Embraer and Azul Sign Repair Management Program to Support E190 and E195 fleet

Embraer has signed a multiyear Flight Hour Repair Management Program contract with Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras to provide materials support for the carrier’s fleet of first generation E-Jets of commercial aircraft E190 and E195. Through Embraer’s TechCare portfolio of solutions, the multi-year agreement covers more than 300 repairable part numbers and includes both ma...

PMI Project of the Year Award goes to ... Embraer E190-E2!

Congratulations Embraer! E190-E2 just received 2019 PMI Project of the Year Award! The PMI Project of the Year Award recognizes a large and complex project that best delivers superior performance in terms of project management practices, superior organizational results, and positive impacts on society. The Institute also highlighted Embraer’s challenge to bring a family of comme...

First autonomous aircraft test in Brazil by Embraer and Ufes

A scientific and technological cooperation between Embraer and the Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo (Ufes) made it possible for a prototype to perform the taxiing operation on its own, moving along a previously established path without human interference. The sensor and image navigation set led the autonomous systems technology demonstration aircraft through the runway, taxi a...

A triple-certification for Embraer Praetor 500

Congratulations on triple certification for Embraer Praetor 500!  Type certifications granted by ANAC, EASA and FAA! “The triple-certification by ANAC, EASA and FAA reaffirm the most disruptive and technologically advanced design of the Praetor 500 as the best midsize jet ever made,” said Michael Amalfitano, President & CEO, Embraer Executive Jets. “Praetor 500 ow...

Azul First E195-E2 - a reason to celebrate for Embraer, Azul, AerCap and Pratt & Whitney

September 12 2019 a special ceremony at Embraer main facility in São José dos Campos was dedicated to the delivery of first E195-E2, the biggest of the three members of the E-Jets E2 family of commercial aircraft! This is the reason to celebrate for all companies who were working ot this succes - Embraer, Pratt & Whitney, AerCap and Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras...

First Multi-mission Airlift KC-390 to the Brazilian Air Force

Brazilian Air Force (FAB) got delivery of the first multi-mission airlift KC-390 at a ceremony held at Anápolis Air Base. Embraer has been conducting theoretical and practical training with the Air Force teams to start operations. The KC-390 was developed as a joint project between the Brazilian Air Force and Embraer to set new standards for efficiency and productivity in its cl...

Portugal signs contract for acquisition of five Multi-Mission Airlift KC-390

The Portuguese Government and Embraer signed a contract for the acquisition of five multi-mission airlifters Embraer KC-390. Additionally, services and support and a flight simulator are included in the contract as part of the process to modernize Portuguese Air Force capabilities to support national Armed Forces operations and increase readiness in missions of public interest. Deliveries are sche...