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Embraer deliveries rise, driven by commercial jet segment
[SAO PAULO] Embraer SA, the world's No 1 regional planemaker, delivered 35 commercial jets and 24 executive jets in the second quarter, representing an increase on a quarterly and annual basis.
In a Tuesday securities filing, Embraer said deliveries of commercial planes rose about 35 per cent year on year, while those of executive jets rose by five units from a year earlier.
Embraer's backlog of firm orders fell to US$18.5 billion at the end of June from US$19.2 billion in March, the filing said.
So far this year, Embraer has delivered 92 planes of which 53 were commercial jets and 39 executive jets.