Posts Tagged ‘Embraer’

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 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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Is JetBlue Ready to Dump Its Smallest Planes?

JetBlue

In 2003, JetBlue Airways  shocked industry observers by ordering Embraer ‘s  new 100-seat E190 jet. This departed from the accepted wisdom that low-cost carriers should stick to operating a single aircraft type in order to keep costs down. (JetBlue primarily flies Airbus  A320-family aircraft.) As many pundits had predicted, JetBlue‘s decision to add the E190…

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Embraer Executive Jets performance set for ‘gradual’ improvement

SkyWest Embraer 175

Embraer predicts a “gradual” improvement in the performance of its executive jets division from 2017, on the back of growing economic confidence and increased profit margins, but says the sector’s recovery is being hampered by a stubbornly large inventory of used aircraft. The airframer’s business jet unit posted flat revenues of about $1.73 billion in…

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Forget Boeing and Airbus: Embraer Was the Real Winner at Farnborough

In the aerospace market, Boeing and Airbus get most of the attention — and for good reason. Last year, Boeing’s commercial jet division delivered 762 airplanes, bringing in $66.0 billion of revenue. Airbus wasn’t far behind, with 635 commercial aircraft deliveries, generating €45.9 billion of revenue (equivalent to more than $50 billion). Meanwhile, third-place Embraer …

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Embraer Sees 1,500 Bizjet Deliveries in Asia Through 2025

Embraer remains optimistic about Asia, predicting a market for 1,500 business jet deliveries worth $54 billion through 2025 in the region. The Greater China region alone is expected to account for more than half of that, with 800 business aircraft deliveries valued at $31 billion. These predictions come as the fleet in the Greater China region…

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Horizon Air Places Largest Aircraft Order in its History, Adding 30 Embraer E175 Regional Jets

Embraer E175

Air today announced it will grow its fleet with the purchase of 30 new three-class Embraer E175 jets, which will fly exclusively for Alaska Airlines. The order, which also includes 33 options, will be delivered over three years starting next year, and is valued at $2.8 billion at Embraer’s current list price and represents the…

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Embraer forecasts a market demand for 720 new jets with 70 to 130 seats in Latin America

Embraer E195 passenger jet

Embraer Commercial Aviation released during FIDAE (Feria del Aire y del Espacio), its market outlook for Latin America, which forecasts that the region will take delivery of 720 new jets in the 70 to 130-seat segment over the next 20 years, representing 11% of the worldwide demand for the segment in the period. The 70…

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Embraer Sees Big Opportunity for Small Airliners in Asia

Second Generation E-Jet Conceptual Image

Despite deep market penetration that the world’s commercial aircraft manufacturers have already achieved in Asia, several untapped opportunities remain, particularly in the segment covering large regional jets and small narrowbodies. This is the message from Brazil’s Embraer; market studies produced by the manufacturer show that 70- to 130-seat jets would be better in 30 percent…

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Embraer Forecasts 9,100 Bizjets Worth $259B over Decade

Embraer Executive Jets’ recently released 10-year demand forecast for business jets predicts sales of 9,100 aircraft worldwide worth $259 billion. This represents a modest annual growth rate of 3 percent, as well as a slight increase in deliveries compared with the previous decade, at 8,190 business jet shipments worth $198 billion. Once again the North…

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FAA to Propose Safety Fixes for Certain Boeing and Embraer Jets

LAM Embraer 190

U.S. aviation regulators on Monday will propose mandatory inspections and, if necessary, replacement of suspect parts on nearly 1,600 jetliners to prevent potentially catastrophic failures. The pair of proposed Federal Aviation Administration safety directives, related to certain Boeing Co. and Embraer SA jets and slated to be formally published Monday in the Federal Register, are…

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