Embraer delivered 181 aircraft to customers in 2018

EmbraerThe Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer delivered a total of 181 aircraft to customers in 2018.

“Of all the aircraft delivered in 2018, 90 were commercial and 91 business jets. The commercial aircraft deliveries were within the projected range of 85 to 95 aircraft a year, while deliveries in the business aviation market were below the forecast (from 105 to 125 aircraft per year). Recall that in the fourth quarter of 2018, Embraer delivered 33 commercial airplanes and 36 business airplanes”, says the statement of Embraer.

As of December 31, 2018, the company’s order book is worth 16.3 billion USD.

Later today the company is expected to publish its fourth-quarter earnings statement.

Embraer S.A. is a Brazilian aerospace conglomerate that produces commercial, military, executive and agricultural aircraft and provides aeronautical services. It is headquartered in Sao Jose dos Campos, Sao Paulo. The company is the third largest producer of civil aircraft, after Boeing and Airbus.

On July 5, 2018, a joint venture with Boeing was announced for its airliners. The merger is still not completed, as Brazilian authorities expressed some concerns about national security.