Press and Events



São José dos Campos, December 8, 2009 – Embraer hosts its second annual Asia Pacific Legacy 600 Operators Meeting, in Jakarta, Indonesia, at the Park Lane Jakarta Hotel, December 8-9. The event gathers Legacy 600 operators from the region, as well as customer, service center, and supplier representatives.

This annual event will cover technical issues and updates regarding the Legacy 600, plus sessions on Flight Operations, Maintenance Programs, Embraer Authorized Service Centers and Material Support, Parts & Logistics.

The Legacy 600 Operators Meeting is a great occasion for Embraer to build on the relationships and networks we have with our operators, and to reinforce our commitment to our customers and partners throughout Asia Pacific,” said Andre de Castilho Silva, Embraer Director of Customer Support and Services, Asia Pacific. “In our bid to provide best-in-class service and support to our customers and partners, the meeting is an invaluable platform for an exchange of ideas, suggestions and best practices among Embraer’s personnel, suppliers, customer support representatives, and operators.”

The Company currently has nine Legacy 600 aircraft operating in Indonesia, Singapore, India, and Thailand, with the first delivery of this executive jet model to Australia expected by the end of this year.

A dedicated Customer Support team in the region assists Legacy 600 customers and operators, while strategically allocated parts at Embraer’s warehouse in Singapore allow for faster replacement and service turn-around times.

About the Legacy 600 executive Jet

The super midsize Legacy 600 carries 13 passengers (standard configuration). The refined interior offers leather seats, sofa, credenza, and tables for meals or meetings. The airplane also has a spacious galley for preparing hot and cold meals, an ample aft lavatory, wardrobes, cabinets, and an entertainment system with DVD and satellite communication. Optional High-Speed Data (HSD) equipment and Wi-Fi technology enable customers to browse the Internet, access e-mails, and transfer files during trips, providing a better use of time, increased work productivity, and more entertainment possibilities. The aircraft has a large baggage compartment, which is easily accessed during flight, and has a total capacity of 286 cubic feet (8,100 liters).

The jet has a cruising speed of Mach 0.80. Its range of 3,250 nautical miles (6,019 km) with eight passengers, or 3,400 nautical miles (6,297 km) with four passengers, both with NBAA IFR fuel reserves, means that the aircraft can fly nonstop from Moscow (Russia) to Beijing (China) or any destination in India, Europe or the Middle East.

The price of the Legacy 600, under 2010 economic conditions, is US$ 27.45 million. Learn more about Embraer Executive Jets at​.

Note to Editors

Embraer (Empresa Brasileira de Aeronáutica 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 United States. Founded in 1969, the Company designs, develops, manufactures and sells aircraft for the commercial aviation, executive aviation, and defense segments. The Company also provides after sales support and services to customers worldwide. On September 30, 2009, Embraer had a workforce of 16,986 employees – not counting the employees of its partly owned subsidiaries – and its firm order backlog totaled US$ 18.6 billion.

This document may contain projections, statements and estimates regarding circumstances or events yet to take place. Those projections and estimates are based largely on current expectations, forecasts on future events and financial tendencies that affect Embraer’ s businesses. Those estimates are subject to risks, uncertainties and suppositions that include, among others: general economic, political and trade conditions in Brazil and in those markets where Embraer does business; expectations on industry trends; the Company’s investment plans; its capacity to develop and deliver products on the dates previously agreed upon, and existing and future governmental regulations. The words “believe”, “may”, “is able”, “will be able”, “intend”, “continue”, “anticipate”, “expect” and other similar terms are supposed to identify potentialities. Embraer does not feel compelled to publish updates nor to revise any estimates due to new information, future events or any other facts. In view of the inherent risks and uncertainties, such estimates, events and circumstances may not take place. The actual results can therefore differ substantially from those previously published as Embraer expectations.

Press Office Contacts

Brazil (Headquarters)
North America and Caribbean
Europe, Midle East and Africa
Asia Pacific