Embraer delivers 25 commercial aircraft, wins 18 E-Jet orders in second quarter
Published: July 13, 2011
Embraer 190. Photo: Courtesy, Embraer.
Embraer delivered 25 commercial aircraft in the second quarter, down 13.8% from 29 delivered in the 2010 June quarter.
Commercial deliveries for the three months ended June 30 were comprised of 17 Embraer 190s, five E-195s, one E-175 and two ERJ-145s. Three airlines took delivery of their first E-Jets during the quarter: Austria’s People’s Viennaline, Kazakhstan’s Air Astana and Bulgaria Air. First-half 2011 deliveries totaled 45.
The manufacturer said it secured orders for 18 E-Jets during the quarter including one E-170 (Australia’s Air North) and 17 E-190s (two to Air Astana; five to Air Lease Corp. and 10 to China’s CDB Leasing to be operated by China Southern Airlines). It received orders for 62 E-Jets through the first half of 2011.
The manufacturer’s firm backlog (including business aircraft) stood at $ 15.8 billion as of June 30, up 3.9% year-over-year but down 1.3% from $ 16 billion on March 31.