Posted on: 11 January 2012 by Mark Howells
Embraer reports that it delivered 105 aircraft to the airline market in 2011 and achieved sales of 124 E-Jets, leaving the firm order backlog at the end of 2011 stood at $15.4 billion.
The deliveries included two ERJ 145s, leaving no backlog for the family in the airline market. Of the E-Jets, one E-170 was delivered last year, 10 E-175s, 68 E-190s and 24 E-195s
During the fourth quarter of 2011, Embraer sold 45 E-Jets, 33 of which are E-190s (15 to BOC Aviation; 10 to CIT Group; six to GECAS – all lessors – and two to Hebei Airlines) and 12 E-195s (11 to Azul and one to lessor Jetscape). Hebei Airlines became the newest E-Jet operator, when it received two E-190s in December 2011.
On 31 December 2011, Embraer’s firm order backlog for the commercial aviation segment comprised six E-170s, 46 E-175s, 162 E-190s and 35 E-195s.