Zhuhai, China, October 27, 2016 – Embraer will showcase two executive jets –Legacy 650 and Lineage 1000E – during the 11th China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition taking place in Zhuhai, Guangdong province. During November 1 to 6, these two aircraft will be put on static display, while Embraer will also present audiences with a unique virtual reality experience of the E-Jets E2, using cutting-edge VR technologies.
In a designated area, audiences can put on a VR goggle and have the chance to “board” the E2 aircraft and observe its state-of-the-art cabin and cockpit designs closely.
Embraer will hold a press conference elaborating the company’s status quo on both commercial jets and executive jets, in Room 210, at 2-4 pm, November 1. The company will also release a market outlook on China’s commercial aviation market for the next 20 years.
Guan Dongyuan, Senior Vice President of Embraer and President of Embraer China, said: “The year 2016 inaugurates China’s 13th Five-Year Plan, and we have seen strong dedication of the Chinese government to develop the aviation industry, with new airports planned and various favorable policies implemented. As the world’s only aircraft manufacturer that produces a full range of executive jets from entry-level to ultra-large, and a world leader in the commercial jet segment with up to 130 seats, we are striving to contribute to China’s aviation industry by providing reliable, efficient, and comfortable products, as well as committed customer support and services.”
For years, Embraer has been leading the Chinese regional aviation industry with a market share of around 80 percent. Recently, Embraer has secured a new order of five E190s from Colorful Guizhou Airlines and two Phenom 300 from Colorful Yunnan Airlines.[/vc_column_text]
To date, Embraer has logged 228 firm orders in China, including 190 commercial aircraft, 21 of which pending for government approval, and 38 executive jets. By the end of October, 170 aircraft have been delivered.
Embraer is the world’s leading manufacturer of commercial jets with up to 130+ seats. The Company has over 100 customers all over the world operating the ERJ and E-Jet families of aircraft. For the E-Jets program alone, Embraer has logged more than 1,700 orders and around 1,300 deliveries, redefining the traditional concept of regional aircraft by operating across a range of business applications.