Embraer managed to close 35 orders for commercial aircraft in the 3rd quarter of 2023, the largest net increase since the 2nd quarter of 2021, when it had reached a total of 48 aircraft.
The Brazilian planemaker obtained orders for 25 E175 and 10 E195-E2 jets between July and September.
The most numerous agreement was revealed on October 26, when Embraer was about to release its 3rd quarter delivery and order results. The regional Skywest had ordered 19 E175s that will be used on the United Airlines flight network.
Embraer’s smallest commercial plane also secured five orders from Nigeria’s Air Peace, and one aircraft was sold to an undisclosed customer.
The E195-E2, in turn, won six new orders from Binter Canarias, a Spanish airline that operates from the Atlantic archipelago, and four from Luxair, from Luxembourg, a company that was previously an Embraer customer with the EMB-120 models. and ERJ-145.
With the new orders, Embraer, the E-Jets family reached 2,058 aircraft sold. Of this total, 280 (13.6%) are new E2 models.
The backlog grew again after six months, reaching 291 aircraft pending delivery. The E195-E2 has 174 pending orders, the E175, 101 aircraft and the E190-E2, which has not been delivered since December, another 16 aircraft.
Despite the good volume of orders, Embraer’s order book is far from the 2016 level when it reached 500 aircraft, although 100 of these jets were the E175-E2 model whose market launch was postponed.