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Phenom 300


São José dos Campos, April 28, 2008 – Embraer has further expanded its presence in Mexico by selecting Lomex Aeronáutica, a Grupo Lomex enterprise, as an authorized sales representative in that country for the Phenom 100, Phenom 300, Legacy 600, and Lineage 1000 executive jets.

With a complete range of aviation services, Lomex is a perfect fit for our plans to bring innovative products and service solutions to Mexican customers with considerably added value,” said Ernest J. Edwards, Embraer Vice President, Marketing and Sales – U.S.A., Canada, Mexico and Caribbean – Executive Jets. “This local initiative is one of the many steps Embraer is taking toward becoming a major player in the executive aviation market, worldwide.

It is an honor to represent Embraer in Mexico,” said Humberto Lobo de la Garza, CEO, Grupo Lomex. “We are committed to the satisfaction of our clients and are positive that Embraer’s state-of-the-art aircraft, combined with our local expertise, will offer a sound response in our growing market.”

Embraer’s fleet of executive jets consists of more than 130 Legacy 600 aircraft, operating in 23 countries. The Phenom family continues to record solid results with more than 750 units sold, worldwide.

About Lomex Aeronáutica

Grupo Lomex, founded in 1992, and its Lomex Aeronáutica enterprise have always been committed to supporting the aviation industry in Mexico. Lomex Aeronáutica is strategically located throughout Mexico, in order to provide customers with the best service. The company offers air transportation, aircraft management, financing, sales, and charter services to clients throughout the country.

Note to Editors

Embraer (Empresa Brasileira de Aeronáutica 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 in São José dos Campos, São Paulo, and it has offices, industrial operations and customer 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, Executive Aviation, and Defense and Government segments. The Company also provides after sales support and services to customers worldwide. On March 31, 2008, Embraer had a workforce of 23,878 employees and a firm order backlog of US$ 20.3 billion.

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