Embraer Deliveries Up 30 Percent in Third Quarter

The company is reporting its second consecutive quarter of double-digit delivery growth.

Embraer announced Thursday that it delivered 43 jets during the third quarter, bringing the total aircraft shipped by the company in 2023 to 105. The number represents a 33 percent increase in year-to-date deliveries over last year.

Overall, Embraer reported a 30 percent rise in Q3 deliveries compared to the same time period in 2022, marking the second consecutive quarter in which it recorded double-digit delivery growth. Third-quarter shipments in its commercial aviation segment grew from 10 aircraft last year to 15 in 2023. On the executive side, Embraer delivered a total of 19 light and nine medium jets, representing a combined 22 percent increase over Q3 2022.

Embraer closed Q3 with a firm order backlog of $17.8 billion, growing $500 million since the end of Q2. The company has sold 42 commercial aircraft so far this year, with orders from airlines including SkyWest, Luxair, Air Peace, Binter, and American Airlines. The sales bring the backlog for the company’s commercial unit to $8.6 billion.

On the executive side, Embraer has an order backlog of $4.3 billion, reporting “sustained demand across its entire product portfolio and strong customer acceptance in both retail and fleet markets.” Among recent developments in the segment, the company cited the introduction of the Phenom 100EX, the addition of autothrottle for the Phenom 300E, and the Phenom 300 series fleet passing the 2 million-flight-hour milestone.

Embraer noted that the backlog for its Services & Support unit reached “the highest backlog volume ever recorded,” coming in at $2.8 billion at the end of Q3. For its Defense & Security arm, the company reported milestones including the first KC-390 to enter into service outside of Brazil and the selection of the C-390 Millennium as the new tactical military transport aircraft for Austria and the Czech Republic.


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