Embraer delivers 35 commercial, 24 executive jets in 2Q17

During the second quarter of 2017 (2Q17), Embraer (NYSE: ERJ; BM&FBOVESPA: EMBR3) delivered 35 jets to the commercial aviation market and 24 jets to the business aviation market, of which 16 were light jets and eight were large jets, the company said.

The number of deliveries in Commercial Aviation rose roughly 35% over the same period last year.

With respect to Executive Jets, the segment delivered five large jets more than in the second quarter of 2016, although in total the company delivered two units less in 2Q17 compared to 2Q16.

On June 30, Embraer´s firm order backlog totaled USD 18.5 billion.

The main highlights of the quarter were Embraer´s announcements during the Paris Air Show, which could reach 51 aircraft and roughly USD 3 billion, at current list prices.