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 board of directors at Embraer has elected Antonio Carlos Garcia as the company’s new chief financial officer and investor relations officer.
Embraer has signed a purchase agreement with Flexjet, a global leader in private jet travel. The deal comprises a fleet of Embraer business jets, which includes the recently certified Praetor jets and the Phenom 300.
Since receiving approval for the partnership from Embraer shareholders in February this year, the companies have undertaken diligent planning for the creation of a joint venture made up of the commercial aircraft and services operations of Embraer.
Following a tour through China, Japan and Asia Pacific, Embraer’s latest plane, the E195-E2, will make its Russian debut at the upcoming Moscow air show, MAKS-2019.
Embraer has announced a US$30 million investment in the expansion of its Eugênio de Melo unit. The facility is based in São José dos Campos, São Paulo, Brazil.
KLM Cityhopper has revealed plans to purchase up to 35 E195-E2 jets from Embraer. The deal is composed of 15 firm orders and purchase rights for a further 20 aircraft of the same model.
Embraer has announced the nomination of Francisco Gomes Neto, currently the president of Marcopolo, for the roles of president and chief executive of the company.
Embraer has signed a firm order for ten E195-E2 jets with Air Peace, Nigeria’s largest airline. The order was announced during Embraer’s Africa Airline Business Seminar in Mauritius.
The introduction of the E175 is part of Mauritania’s fleet modernisation, replacing old aircraft and complementing their modern narrow-body aircraft.
According to General Aviation Manufacturers Association reports, the Phenom 300 is the only business jet model to reach this milestone in the last ten years.
Embraer has revealed chief executive Paulo Cesar de Souza e Silva will step down on April 22nd, following the end of his current two year elected term.