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Embraer Unveils eVTOL Design at Uber Elevate Summit

Embraer unveiled a stunning futuristic eVTOL concept for Uber’s metropolitan air taxi program. Uber is holding its Uber Elevate Summit this week at the Skirball Center in Los Angeles, where industry leaders are discussing the future of metropolitan air transportation. Two well-established GA manufacturers, Slovenia’s Pipistrel and Brazil’s Embraer, revealed conceptual eVTOL designs at this…

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Boeing and Embraer have much to gain from tie-up: OPINION

Embraer E175

A combination of Boeing and Embraer would make a powerful team in commercial aviation, deepen a potentially disruptive alliance with Saab in the defence market, and could upset the business aviation status quo. It remains unclear what level of combination is under discussion after the two parties acknowledged ongoing discussions on 21 December. But it…

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Brazil’s Temer Says Embraer Will Remain Under Brazilian Control

Embraer E175

Brazil’s government would welcome new investment in Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer SA,  but won’t permit a change in control of the company, Brazilian President Michel Temer said Friday. Embraer and Boeing BA 0.02% confirmed Thursday that they have discussed a plan for the U.S. company to buy the smaller Brazilian aircraft maker. The combination would…

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Boeing Is in Talks to Acquire Embraer, WSJ Reports

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Boeing Co. has held talks to acquire Brazilian aircraft maker Embraer SA , the Wall Street Journal reported, citing unidentified people familiar with the matter. Embraer would get a substantial premium over its $3.7 billion market value, the newspaper said Thursday. The companies are awaiting word from the Brazilian government, which has veto power over…

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Embraer delivers 1,400th E-Jet to American Airlines

Second Generation E-Jet Conceptual Image

 Embraer celebrates the delivery of its 1,400th E-Jet, an E175, during a ceremony at Embraer’s industrial facilities in Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil. American Airlines took delivery of this milestone aircraft and selected Envoy Air, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines Group Inc., to operate the aircraft. Since American Airlines has been a customer…

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Embraer delivers 1,400th E-Jet to American Airlines

Embraer Flies the E195-E2, the Most Efficient New-Generation Jet in the World, Ahead of Schedule

Embraer celebrated the delivery of its 1,400th E-Jet, an E175, during a ceremony at Embraer’s industrial facilities in São José dos Campos, Brazil. American Airlines took delivery of this milestone aircraft and selected Envoy Air, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Combining orders in 2013 and 2017, American Airlines has ordered 74 Embraer E175s. Embraer…

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Embraer’s Slattery Sees Potential In Middle East

Embraer Gains Altitude on Strong 2017 Outlook

Embraer Commercial Aviation CEO John Slattery. Commercial Aviation CEO John Slattery sees great potential in the Middle East for regional jets, particularly the E2-family of aircraft Embraer currently is developing. “I want to get some E2s flying into the region as quickly as possible,” Slattery tells ShowNews in an interview. “We need to deliver the…

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OPINION: ATR and Bombardier should heed Embraer’s turboprop warning

Bombardier Q400 Next Gen

Bombardier could be forgiven for thinking the world is against it.  With Boeing’s anti-dumping claims still ringing in its ears, there comes a strong hint from regional jet rival Embraer that it is serious about a return to the turboprop market. The long-running Q400 line is not a big seller for Bombardier, but still represents…

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Embraer eyes making turboprop plane to rival ATR, Bombardier

Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA  is considering the development of a new turboprop passenger plane, the company said on Thursday, potentially returning to a segment dominated by the Franco-Italian ATR and Canada’s Bombardier In. Embraer, the world’s third-largest commercial planemaker, said it recently consulted with airlines about “potential opportunities in the turboprop market,” but added any…

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Embraer – China will need 1,070 regional aircraft by 2036

Embraer Flies the E195-E2, the Most Efficient New-Generation Jet in the World, Ahead of Schedule

China will need 1,070 jet aircraft with 70 to 130 seats for regional connections in the next 20 years, making the country the third market for regional aviation after the United States and Europe, indicates a report released on Tuesday by Empresa Brasileira de Aeronáutica (Embraer). Embraer also envisages in the report that from 2017…

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Increased Legacy Deliveries Provide Boost to Embraer

Embraer E2

While Embraer’s business jet deliveries slid in the second quarter compared to last year, an increase in shipments of the company’s larger business jets along with a surge in commercial deliveries drove a 29.5 percent jump in revenues in the quarter. Overall, Embraer’s revenues increased to $1.77 billion in the second quarter, compared with $1.366…

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Embraer: Chinese Bizav To Benefit From Airport Projects

Embraer Flies the E195-E2, the Most Efficient New-Generation Jet in the World, Ahead of Schedule

Chinese airport construction will relieve infrastructure constraints that are holding back the development of business aviation in the country, Embraer said. Most important will be construction of additional commercial airports, not the remarkable total of 500 general-aviation fields that China also wants to build, said Guan Dongyuan, president of Embraer China. Business aircraft users are…

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Embraer Flies the E195-E2, the Most Efficient New-Generation Jet in the World, Ahead of Schedule

Embraer Flies the E195-E2, the Most Efficient New-Generation Jet in the World, Ahead of Schedule

 Ten months after the first flight of the E190-E2, today Embraer performed the inaugural flight of another member of the E2 family, ahead of schedule. This Wednesday, the E195-E2, the largest aircraft of the family–and the most efficient aircraft in the single aisle jet market—took off for the first time. The flight, originally scheduled for…

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Will United Airlines Order New Jets From Bombardier or Embraer?

Bombardier CS100

From late 2014 through 2015, there was growing speculation in industry circles that airline heavyweight United Continental would order jets in the 100-seat size class from either Bombardier  or Embraer. This would have filled a gap between its largest regional jets, which have 76 seats, and its smallest mainline plane, the 126-seat Boeing  737-700. Instead,…

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