The Phenom 300 interior
EMBRAER SHOWCASES FULL SCALE PHENOM 300 MOCK-UP AT THE NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE
São José dos Campos, September 4, 2006 – Embraer will display the full scale Phenom 300 mock-up in front of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) building on September 5, marking the first time one of the Phenom mock-ups is publicly displayed in New York City. Embraer officers will ring the NYSE opening bell for the day’s trading session and hold meetings with the press and investors on Embraer’s Executive Jets business.
Maurício Botelho, Chairman, President and CEO of Embraer, and Luís Carlos Affonso, Executive Vice-President, Executive Jets, will host a press conference at 10:00 a.m. where Luís Carlos Affonso will present Embraer’s Executive Jets portfolio and address the utilization of the Phenom jets in air taxi operation and other business models. A presentation will also be made to investors and analysts at noon.
In May 2005, Embraer announced the expansion of its executive jets offering, which began with the Legacy 600 in 2001, now totaling 80
deliveries in 18 countries and representing a 13.5% market share of the super midsize category. The Phenom 100 and Phenom 300 jets were introduced targeting the very light and light jet segments. Embraer unveiled the Phenom mock-ups at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) convention, held in Orlando, Florida, in November 2005, where they will be exhibited again in this year’s edition of the event.
In May 2006, Embraer introduced the Lineage 1000, an ultra-large business jet based on the EMBRAER 190 commercial jet platform. Embraer unveiled plans for the Lineage 1000 at the European Business Aviation Convention & Exhibition (EBACE), held in Geneva, Switzerland.
In October of this year, at the NBAA convention, Embraer will unveil its plans for the Executive Jets Customer Support, which will comprise a range of integrated service and training solutions as well as the expansion of its global service center network.
As of June 30, 2006, Embraer’s executive jet backlog stands at US$ 1.25 billion in firm orders.
Note to Editors
Embraer (Empresa Brasileira de Aeronáutica S.A. - NYSE: ERJ; Bovespa: EMBR3) is the world’s leading manufacturer of Commercial jets up to 110 seats with 37 years of experience in designing, developing, manufacturing, selling and providing after sales support to aircraft for the Commercial aviation, Executive aviation, and Defense and Government segments. With headquarters in São José dos Campos, state of São Paulo, the Company has offices and customer service bases in the United States, France, Portugal, China and Singapore. Embraer is among Brazil’s leading exporting companies. As of June 30, 2006, Embraer had a total workforce of 17,538 people, and its firm order backlog totaled US$ 10.2 billion.
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