The 1,100th Embraer E-Jet produced, a E190, delivered to Aeromexico on 11 December 2014 (Image © Embraer)

Embraer holds its own

Granted, the numbers pale in comparison to those of Boeing and Airbus, but on its own, Brazilian aircraft builder seems to have done pretty well in 2014. The company ended the year with a total of 208 deliveries: 92 airplanes to the commercial airline market and 116 to the executive aviation market. On 31 December, Embraer’s firm order backlog stood at 20.9 billion USD. The company has warned for a negative cash flow in 2015 though.

Most numerous in commercial deliveries was the E175, followed in the distance by the E190 and E195. Highlight in Q4 of 2014 was the delivery to Aeromexico of the  1,100th E-Jet produced, being a E190. On the executive side, the Phenom 300 was the most produced and delivered.

The E190 is the most numerous Embraer product on order, with 580 firm orders. In total, Embraer has 459 commercial airplanes waiting to be produced.

© 2015 editor Elmer van Hest

The 300th Phenom 100 produced (Image © Embraer)
The 300th Phenom 100 produced (Image © Embraer)