Embraer Delivers 22 Commercial and 29 Executive Jets in 2Q13
During the second quarter of 2013 (2Q13), Embraer S.A. (NYSE: ERJ) delivered 22 jets to the commercial aviation market and 29 to the executive aviation market, for a total of 51 aircraft. On June 30, 2013, the firm order backlog totaled USD 17.1 billion, an increase of USD 3.8 billion over the first quarter, reaching the Company's highest backlog value since the third quarter of 2009.
One of main announcements of the 2Q13 included the launch of the E-Jets E2, which had SkyWest Inc. as a launch customer with an order for 100 firm aircraft plus 100 options of the E175-E2 model.
The Company's 2Q13 firm order backlog also includes, among others, the orders announced for 40 E175 jets, also sold to Skywest, as well as 30 E175 jets for United Airlines.
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