Wednesday, July 04, 2007

Embraer to open new Executive Jets Service Center in Arizona

Press release New facilities to be built at Williams Gateway Airport, in Mesa, Arizona, USA

Embraer broke ground for a new executive jets service center at Williams Gateway Airport, in Mesa, Ariz., United States. The facility is scheduled for completion in mid-2008 and will be one of three locations in the U.S. dedicated to full service care for the Company’s Phenom 100, Phenom 300 and Legacy 600 executive jets.

Embraer (Empresa Brasileira de Aeronáutica S.A. - NYSE: ERJ; Bovespa: EMBR3) is the world’s largest manufacturer of Commercial jets up to 120 seats, and one of Brazil's leading exporters. Embraer's headquarters are located in São José dos Campos, São Paulo, and it has offices, industrial operations and customer service facilities in Brazil, the United States, France, Portugal, China and Singapore. Founded in 1969, the Company designs, develops,manufactures and sells aircraft for the Commercial Aviation, Executive Aviation, and Defense and Government segments. The Company also provides after sales support and services to customers worldwide. On March 31, 2007, Embraer had a workforce of 21,005 employees and a firm order backlog of US$ 15.0 billion.

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