Embraer delivered a total of 47 jets in the second quarter of 2023, including 17 commercial aircraft and 30 business jets (19 light jets and 11 mid-size jets).
The 17 commercial aircraft delivered include 10 E175 And 7 E195-E2. During the year, the company delivered a total of 62 aircraft including 24 commercial (12 E175 and 12 E195-E2). Second quarter deliveries were 47% higher than the same period from 2022. In the first half of 2023, volume increased by 35% compared to 2022, when 46 jets were delivered. Compared to the second quarter of 2022, the volume of deliveries increased by 55% in commercial aviation and 43% in Executive Jets. Firm orders backlog ended the period at $17.3 billion.
In commercial aviation, American Airlines signed a firm order with Embraer for seven new E175s. The aircraft will be operated by the subsidiary Envoy Air. With deliveries beginning in Q4 2023, Envoy’s fleet of E-Jets will grow to over 141 aircraft by the end of 2024.
Embraer has also received a firm order for Binter for six E195-E2s, which will bring Binter’s E2 fleet to 16 jets when deliveries are complete. This order will be included in Embraer’s backlog once all contractual contingencies have been resolved.
The Malaysian company SKS Airways has reached an agreement to add ten E195-E2 jets to its fleet. Additionally, SKS has joined the Pool program to support aircraft that will be operated in Southeast Asia. Scootera low-cost subsidiary of Singapore Airlines, also adds nine E190-E2s to its portfolio. And Royal Jordanian Airlines reached an agreement to introduce eight E190-E2 and E195-E2 jets into its operations, with deliveries beginning in the 4th quarter of 2023. All three agreements involved contracts with the leasing company Azorra.
Four E175s started operating with Star Air, an Indian airline that already operates E-Jets. Star Air has also extended its Pool Program contract to include the E175s in its fleet.
At the start of the 2023 quarter theme, the Brazilian aircraft manufacturer still had 271 commercial aircraft to be delivered (82 E175, 16 E190-E2 and 173 E195-E2.