Embraer's commercial aircraft deliveries up 38% in 3Q16
During the third quarter of 2016 Embraer delivered 29 jets to the commercial aviation market, 38% more than the same period of 2015.
The company delivered 12 large executive jets, 33% more than the same quarter of last year.
However, total executive aviation deliveries fell around 17% when compared to 3Q15. On September 30, Embraer’s firm order backlog totalled USD 21.4 billion.
The company said its main highlight of 3Q16 was the order of up 10 E190-E2 by Indonesian airline Kalstar Aviation, signed during the Farnborough Airshow. The contract included five firm orders and five purchase rights for the same model. Deliveries are scheduled to begin in 2020. Later, additional five purchase rights were added to the contract.