October 11, 2017: Embraer, a global company headquartered in Brazil delivered 25 jets to the commercial aviation market and 20 jets to the business aviation market, of which 13 were light jets and seven were large jets during the third quarter of 2017 (3Q17).
Embraer’s firm order backlog totaled USD 18.8 billion, above the USD 18.5 billion of the previous quarter.
The main highlights include sales announcements for SkyWest, which represent a cumulative order of 45 new aircraft and were included in Embraer's backlog for the third quarter of 2017. The company announced an order for 25 E-Jets worth USD 1.1 billion, based on current list prices in September. All aircraft are scheduled to be delivered in 2018. Later, in the beginning of October, the company announced a second firm order from SkyWest for 20 additional E-Jets, with a value of USD 914 million, based on current list prices.