Embraer delivered its 1,100th business jet on
Thursday (4th May).
The milestone aircraft is the industry’s
best-selling Phenom 300, and the customer is NetJets, the world’s largest
private aviation company, with a portfolio of services that includes fractional
ownership, jet cards, aircraft management and charter.
“Embraer scored the four-digit mark in
business jet deliveries in an impressively short period of time. NetJets has
been integral to our success story by co-creating a premium product to meet the
discerning tastes of their distinguished Owners,” said
President & CEO of Embraer Executive Jets. “We are committed to delivering the
most value to our customers, with superior products that offer a unique
combination of comfort, performance and operating costs, coupled with an
unmatched experience throughout their journey, including the best customer
support in the industry.”
With over 670 customers flying 1,100 aircraft
in more than 70 countries, Embraer’s business aviation division has accumulated
a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 19% since 2002, when the first executive
jet model was delivered. In 2016, Embraer’s market share represented 18% of the
industry’s global deliveries.
“The Phenom is one of the most outstanding
light cabin jets in the industry. It meets our Owners’ and our own high
standards for performance and safety, and offers custom enhancements for
well-appointed travel,” said Adam
Johnson, Chairman and CEO, NetJets.
“We are proud to have Phenoms in our fleet, and we’re excited to celebrate this
milestone delivery with our industry partner.”