São José dos Campos, May 3, 2011
– Embraer is conducting its Embraer Executive Operators Conference (EEOC) 2011 for Europe, the Middle-East and Africa (EMEA) operators May 3-5, in Paris, France. The seventh edition of this event will cover the latest technical, maintenance and flight operations updates with Phenom 100, Phenom 300, Legacy 600, and Legacy 650 customers.￼
“Once again, this annual face-to-face meeting with our executive jet customers confirms the importance Embraer places on the exchange of information and ideas with its large network of operators in the region
,” said Antonio Martini Neto, Embraer Vice President, Customer
Support & Services for Europe, the Middle East and Africa – Executive Jets. “It is also a good opportunity for owners and operators to network and share experiences with each other and Embraer’s authorized service centers and suppliers
Embraer has delivered more than 140 Phenom, Legacy and Lineage executive jets to customers in the EMEA region. The super midsize Legacy 600 became the first member of the Embraer executive jets portfolio to make its debut, in 2002. Today, 90 of these aircraft, seven large Legacy 650s, and six ultra-large Lineage 1000s are flying within EMEA, while the Phenom family is well represented with 33 entry level Phenom 100s and seven light Phenom 300s.
Embraer maintains a global network with more than 45 owned and authorized service centers for its executive jets. This network is complemented by a 24-hour Customer Contact Center at the Company’s headquarters in São José dos Campos, Brazil, which provides assistance to Embraer executive jet customers anywhere in the world, anytime of the day.
To enhance communication with its operators, Embraer conducts EEOC events worldwide – including in Asia Pacific, Europe, Latin America, the Middle East and North America. This year, Embraer will host seven EEOCs: Brazil, in August; North America, in September and October; Asia Pacific, in October and November; and EMEA, May 3-5, in Paris, and October 24-26, in Dubai.
Note to Editors
Embraer S.A. (NYSE: ERJ; BM&FBOVESPA: 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, China, France, Portugal, Singapore, and the U.S. Founded in 1969, the Company designs, develops, manufactures and sells aircraft and systems for the commercial aviation, executive aviation, and defense and security segments. It also provides after sales support and services to customers worldwide. On March 31, 2011, Embraer had a workforce of 17,253 employees – not counting the employees of its partially owned subsidiaries – and its firm order backlog totaled USD 16.0 billion.
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