Embraer got two large orders for 19 aircraft in total at the first day of the Dubai Air Show.
Falcon Aviation Services (FAS) of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE), ordered eight Embraer Executive Jets: four Phenom 300s, three Legacy 600s and one Lineage 1000 aircraft. The total value of the deal, at list price, is $ 145.78 million. This order is already included in Embraer’s backlog.FAS will receive its first Legacy 600 in the second quarter of 2008. The Lineage 1000 delivery is scheduled for the second quarter of 2010, and the first Phenom 300 will be available in the second quarter of 2011.
Embraer and Spain’s Globalia Group have signed a contract for 11 executive jets. This order includes eight Phenom 100s, two Phenom 300s, and one Legacy 600. The total value of the agreement, at list price, is $ 62.31 million. The aircraft will be operated by Pepe Jets, Globalia’s newest subsidiary, one of the largest tourism groups in Spain. Globalia also owns Air Europa, Spain’s second largest airline. Pepe Jets will receive its Legacy 600 in April 2008. The Phenom 100 deliveries are scheduled to begin in October 2010, and the first Phenom 300 will be available in April 2011. The aircraft are for charter and on-demand operations.