Embraer delivers 141 jets in 2021; has encouraging US$17 billion firm-order backlog

©Embraer delivered 141 jets in 2021, comprising 48 commercial aircraft, 62 light executive jets and 31 mid-size executive jets

Brazilian planemaker Embraer has released that for the fourth quarter of 2021 it delivered 55 jets, comprising 16 commercial aircraft, 26 light commercial jets and 13 mid-size executive jets. This was in comparison to a total of 71 jets in the fourth quarter of 2020. For the full financial year 2021, the company delivered a total of 141 jets, comprising 48 commercial aircraft, 62 light executive jets and 31 mid-size executive jets. This was in comparison to a total of 130 jets for the full year 2020. As of December 31, 2021, Embraer’s firm order backlog stood at US$17 billion, the highest figure since 2018.

In the fourth quarter of 2021 Embraer signed an agreement with Azorra to acquire 20 new E2 family aircraft (E-190E2s or E195-E2s), plus a further 30 purchase rights in a deal valued at US$3.9 billion and making total sales for the aircraft of 50 for the full year.

Also, during the fourth quarter of 2021 in the executive jets segment, Embraer and NetJets, Inc. signed an agreement for up to 100 additional Phenom 300, in excess of US$1.2 billion. As part of the deal, NetJets will take delivery of the Phenom 300E in the second quarter of 2023, in both the United States and Europe.

Embraer also delivered a new Phenom 300E in Quito, Ecuador, marking the first delivery of the aircraft type in the country and the first Praetor 500 in Canada to AirSprint Private Aviation, a Canadian privately held Fractional Jet Ownership company. (£1.00 = US$1.36 at time of publication).

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