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Embraer celebrates 300th Phenom 300 delivery

The 300th delivery confirms the outstanding worldwide reception the Phenom 300 has received and is an eloquent testament to the aircraft, which has redefined the light-jet segment. Embraer’s drive for customer satisfaction and the cutting-edge design and performance of its products continues to draw new operators and enhance customers’ loyalty.

Embraer Executives Jets celebrated the delivery of the 300th Phenom 300 business jet. The commemorative aircraft was accepted by an undisclosed US customer at Embraer’s facility in Melbourne, Florida, on October 15. The Phenom 300 has been the most-delivered business jet in the world for two consecutive years (2013 and 2014).

The 300th delivery confirms the outstanding worldwide reception the Phenom 300 has received and is an eloquent testament to the aircraft, which has redefined the light-jet segment. Embraer’s drive for customer satisfaction and the cutting-edge design and performance of its products continues to draw new operators and enhance customers’ loyalty.

The aircraft is in operation in 28 countries and has accumulated over 250,000 flight hours. In six years of operation, the Phenom 300 fleet has reached a 57% market share in the light-jet category.

SkyWest, Inc. Secures Agreement with Delta Air Lines for 19 E175 Aircraft Deliveries to Begin in August 2016
Also, SkyWest, Inc. announced that it has entered into a Capacity Purchase Agreement (“CPA”) with Delta Air Lines to operate 19 new Embraer E175 dual-class regional jet aircraft. SkyWest has determined that these 19 E175 aircraft will be operated by SkyWest Airlines, Inc. a wholly-owned subsidiary of SkyWest. The CPA is under terms and conditions similar to SkyWest’s existing Delta agreements.

“SkyWest is a longtime Delta partner, and we’re pleased to advance our partnership with an additional aircraft type,” said Chip Childs, SkyWest, Inc. President. “As we continue to evolve our fleet mix, we look forward to continuing to deliver what our partners need through solid, reliable service.”

The aircraft will be flown in dual-class configuration of 76-seats, and will be equipped with Wi-Fi. Under the agreement, it is anticipated that delivery of the aircraft will begin in August 2016, with all 19 aircraft being delivered by mid-2017.

Vicky Karantzavelou
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Vicky is the co-founder of TravelDailyNews Media Network where she is the Editor-in Chief. She is also responsible for the daily operation and the financial policy. She holds a Bachelor's degree in Tourism Business Administration from the Technical University of Athens and a Master in Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Wales.

She has many years of both academic and industrial experience within the travel industry. She has written/edited numerous articles in various tourism magazines.

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