Toluca, Mexico, April 23, 2012
– Embraer will be participating in the ninth International Aviation Trade Show & Convention – AeroExpo 2012 (www.AeroExpo.com.mx
), at Toluca International Airport, in Mexico, April 26-28.
The Company will showcase the entry level Phenom 100, light Phenom 300 and large Legacy 650 executive jets at the static display at Toluca, one of the most important air shows in Latin America. Embraer will hold a press conference on Thursday, April 26, at 11:00 a.m., in the Press Conference Center at the show.
“Business aviation in the Latin American market is steadily growing, as shown by the fact that Embraer has delivered more than 125 executive jets in the region,” said Breno Corrêa, Vice President, Marketing and Sales, Latin America, Embraer Executive Jets. “This is a great achievement, since it represents a quarter of the 500 executive jets we have delivered worldwide.”
Mexico has the second largest business aircraft fleet in the world, which includes Embraer’s Phenom 100, Phenom 300 and Lineage 1000.
Besides seeing the jets at the static display, visitors also will get acquainted with Embraer’s full range of executive jets, which includes the midlight Legacy 450, the midsize Legacy 500, the super midsize Legacy 600 and the ultra-large Lineage 1000.
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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, 2012, Embraer had a workforce of 17,629 employees – not counting the employees of its partially owned subsidiaries – and its firm order backlog totaled USD 14.7 billion.
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