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Embraer Executive Jets to participate in Abu Dhabi Air Expo

Farnborough, UK, March, 1st , 2013 – Embraer Executive Jets will participate at the Abu Dhabi Air Expo (, during March 5-7, at Al Bateen Executive Airport, Abu Dhabi, UAE. For the second time, the Company will promote its seven-aircraft portfolio as well as its customer services and solutions. The ultra-large Lineage 1000 will be accompanied on the static display by the large Legacy 650 and the Phenom 300 light jet.

“Embraer Executive Jets’ participation at Abu Dhabi Air Expo is an opportunity to promote our product portfolio in the Middle-East, one of the most promising markets for corporate aviation,” said Colin Steven, Vice President, Marketing and Sales – Europe, Africa and the Middle East, Embraer Executive Jets. “With our extensive product line, Embraer Executive Jets can meet all market expectations in terms of passenger and baggage capacity, range and comfort with aircraft such as the Lineage 1000, the Legacy 650 and the Phenom 300, each combining outstanding performance, luxury and innovation in their respective categories.”

The Lineage 1000, the largest executive jet in the Embraer Executive Jets family, can carry 19 passengers in five cabin zones, with an abundance of comfort and space. Its 4,400 nautical- mile (8,149 kilometres) range with eight passengers or 4,500 nautical miles (8,334 kilometres) with four passengers, both with NBAA IFR fuel reserves, enables it to fly nonstop from Abu Dhabi to Cape Town or London. The Lineage 1000 is able to operate from some of the most restrictive airports such as London City

The latest Legacy 650 is regarded as the leading edge of interior design in the Embraer Executive Jet portfolio. The Legacy 650’s three-cabin zones allow up to 14 passengers to work or rest in a spacious area.  A fully-equipped wet galley and the largest in-flight accessible baggage compartment in its class are other value-added highlights. The new interior features the state-of-the-art Honeywell Ovation Select cabin management system and boasts one of the quietest cabins of any large business jet on the market today.

The Phenom 300 is one of the fastest aircraft in the light jet category, reaching 521 mph (839km/h, or 453 knots – KTAS). It can fly at altitudes up to 45,000 feet (13, 716 meters). Its range of 1,971 nautical miles (3,650 kilometers), including NBAA IFR fuel reserves, enables the aircraft to fly nonstop from Abu Dhabi to Cairo (Egypt) or Ankara (Turkey). The aircraft features a large, comfortable cabin, expansive baggage compartment, advanced avionics and much more.

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