Embraer announced today that it has signed a firm sale for 24 E175 jets with United Airlines.
This order represents a transfer of 24 E175 jets previously placed with Republic Airways Holdings (Republic), currently in Embraer’s backlog, which will be cancelled.
The 24 aircraft ordered by United Airlines are scheduled for delivery in 2017. The contract has a total value of USD 1.08 billion, at list price.
Since it was founded in 1969, Embraer has delivered more than 8,000 aircraft. About every 10 seconds an aircraft manufactured by Embraer takes off somewhere in the world, transporting over 145 million passengers a year.
Embraer is the leading manufacturer of commercial jets up to 130 seats. The company maintains industrial units, offices, service and parts distribution centers, among other activities, across the Americas, Africa, Asia and Europe.