Azul orders 21 Embraer jets
Embraer and Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras S.A. have signed a contract for a firm order for a previously announced 21 E195-E2 jets. This agreement was revealed as a Letter of Intent (LoI) at the Farnborough Airshow, in July. This contract has a value of USD 1.4 billion, based on current list prices, and will be included in Embraer’s 2018 fourth-quarter backlog.
This contract is in addition to the 30 E195-E2 jets ordered by the airline in 2015, raising Azul’s total order to 51 Embraer E2 aircraft. Azul is the launch operator of the E195-E2 and will receive the first aircraft in 2019.
Embraer is the world’s leading manufacturer of commercial jets with up to 150 seats. The Company has 100 customers from all over the world operating the ERJ and E-Jet families of aircraft. For the E-Jets program alone, Embraer has logged almost 1,800 orders and 1,500 deliveries, redefining the traditional concept of regional aircraft.