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Lineage 1000 Mainland China
02/08/2012

First Lineage 1000 Spreads its Wings in Mainland China

São José dos Campos, August 2, 2012 – Embraer’s Lineage 1000 ultra-large executive jet will spread its wings for its first mainland China customer with the delivery to China’s Xinjiang Guanghui Industry Investment Group Co., Ltd., in a ceremony held at Embraer’s headquarters in São José dos Campos. 

“We welcome Xinjiang Guanghui Group to join Embraer’s increasing customer base in China,” said Guan Dongyuan, President of Embraer China. “We believe that the Lineage 1000, the flagship of Embraer executive jets portfolio, will be the ideal business partner for our new customer by increasing the productivity of their daily operations, while offering them the ultimate comfort in traveling.”

“As one of the world’s leading aircraft manufacturers, Embraer has achieved exceptional progress in the business aviation segment worldwide,” said Kong Lingjiang, Vice President of Xinjiang Guanghui Industry Investment Group. “We are confident that Embraer’s Lineage 1000 will give us outstanding performance, providing us a home away from home, while maximizing this jet as the business tool we need to optimize our time.”

Since the first delivery of Embraer’s executive jet in Greater China in 2004, Embraer has booked firm orders for 28 executive jets in this market. Last year witnessed exceptionally fast brand awareness and business growth for Embraer in China’s business aviation segment with 15 firm orders. It also saw the addition of world famous movie star Jackie Chan as Embraer Executive Jets’ brand ambassador and the delivery of his aircraft, the first Legacy 650 in the Greater China region. The company forecasts an industry-wide demand of 635 executive jets in the China market in the coming 10 years.

In light of its increasing customer base, the company is continuously enhancing its customer services capacity with executive jets authorized services centers fully equipped to serve its customers in Greater China.


About Lineage 1000

The Lineage 1000’s range of 8,334 kilometers (4,500 nautical miles) assures its capability of flying nonstop from Beijing to Dubai or from Hong Kong to Sydney  with four passengers and NBAA IFR fuel reserves. Equipped with an advanced avionics suite and an electronic fly-by-wire flight control system, the jet provides pilots with a highly intuitive and professional cockpit for safe and smooth trips. The aircraft is the only jet in its category providing up to 19 passengers with five distinct and spacious cabin zones.  Onboard amenities may include a queen-size bed, stand-up shower and complete audio and entertainment systems. A walk-in aft baggage area, the largest among all business jets in the world, is conveniently accessible throughout the flight.


About Xinjiang Guanghui Industry Investment Group Co., Ltd

Established in 1989, the Xinjiang Guanghui Investment Group has businesses focused on energy development, car service and real estate development industries. The Group now boasts total assets of USD 12 billion (RMB 76 billion) and has 50,000 employees. The company is listed as one of the Top 500 Chinese companies and 8th of the Chinese private enterprises. In 2011, the company had income of USD 1.27 billion (RMB 8.02billion).


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