Embraer signed Omnilife de Mexico for a Lineage 1000 jet. The new aircraft will be operated by their aerial taxi services subsidiary, Omniflys. With this order, Grupo Omnilife becomes the first customer of Embraer’s ultra-large executive jet in Mexico. The company is scheduled to take delivery of the aircraft in December 2009.
The Lineage 1000 is the fourth and the largest member of Embraer’s growing executive jet portfolio and is expected to enter service in mid-2008.
Began as Omnitrition de Mexico in 1991, but changed its name to Omnilife de Mexico in January 2001, the company offers a series of goods and services focused on the improvement and maintenance of health, ranging from nutritional products to various forms of entertainment such as music, films, culture and sports.
The Lineage 1000 jet is based on the EMBRAER 190 commercial platform and was designed with comfort and luxury as top priorities. It will be configured to accommodate up to 19 people in a total cabin volume of 4,085 cubic feet (115.7 cubic meters). The airplane has great airport performance, maximum operating speed of Mach 0.82, and is capable of flying at 41,000 feet (12,497 meters).