Embraer reports first-quarter 2008 deliveries

Embraer reported that its firm order backlog for the Commercial Aviation, Executive Aviation, and Defense and Government segments increased by $1.5 billion during the first quarter of 2008 (1Q08), totaling a record $20.3 billion.

During 1Q08 Embraer delivered 45 aircraft in total, where 38 jets were delivered to the Airline Market, 7 jets to the Executive Aviation segment. After delivering a record number of aircraft in 2007, Embraer continues to implement improvements on its industrial processes, confirming the commitment assumed with its shareholders, customers and suppliers. The production rate has been maintained at the 14 E-jets per month level and on that sense, Embraer confirms deliveries between 195 and 200 jets, plus 10 to 15 Phenom 100 executive jets, in 2008.

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