SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS, Brazil , Dec. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Embraerannounces that after the conclusion of the sale of 100 Phenom 300 jets toFlight Options this week, the numbers of firm orders for the Phenom family hasreached close to 700 jets.
Total backlog for the Executive Aviation segment is aroundUS$ 4.5 billion, and includes the Phenom family, the Legacy 600 and Lineage1000 sales.
About Flight Options
Flight Options, LLC, offers a complete spectrum of programs fromFractional First(TM) ownership to leasing, aircraft management, and JetPASSUltimate Travel Membership. The company provides personalized service to itsOwners and Members, with a fleet of over 140 aircraft. More information isavailable at www.FlightOptions.com or by calling (+1-877) 703-2348.
About the Phenom 300
Premium comfort, outstanding performance and low operating costs are keydesign drivers for the Phenom 300 jet designed for high utilization andavailability. The pilot-friendly cockpit and docile flying qualities of thenew aircraft will enable single-pilot operation. More details about Embraer'sexecutive jets and a complete Phenom mock-up tour calendar are available atwww.EmbraerExecutiveJets.com.
Note to Editors
Embraer (Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica S.A. - NYSE: ERJ; Bovespa:EMBR3) is the world's largest manufacturer of commercial jets up to 120 seats,and one of Brazil's leading exporters. Embraer's headquarters are located inSao Jose dos Campos, Sao Paulo , and it has offices, industrial operations andcustomer service facilities in Brazil , the United States , France , Portugal , China and Singapore . Founded in 1969, the Company designs, develops,manufactures and sells aircraft for the Commercial Aviation, ExecutiveAviation, and Defense and Government segments. The Company also provides aftersales support and services to customers worldwide. On September 30, 2007 ,Embraer had a workforce of 23,770 employees and a firm order backlog of US$17.2 billion.
This document may contain projections, statements and estimates regardingcircumstances or events yet to take place. Those projections and estimates arebased largely on current expectations, forecasts on future events andfinancial tendencies that affect Embraer's businesses. Those estimates aresubject to risks, uncertainties and suppositions that include, among others:general economic, political and trade conditions in Brazil and in thosemarkets where Embraer does business; expectations on industry trends; theCompany's investment plans; its capacity to develop and deliver products onthe dates previously agreed upon, and existing and future governmentalregulations. The words "believe," "may," "is able," "will be able," "intend,""continue," "anticipate," "expect" and other similar terms are supposed toidentify potentialities. Embraer does not feel compelled to publish updatesnor to revise any estimates due to new information, future events or any otherfacts. In view of the inherent risks and uncertainties, such estimates, eventsand circumstances may not take place. The actual results can therefore differsubstantially from those previously published as Embraer expectations.
SOURCE Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica S.A.