Embraer hosted an assembly of some 170 representatives
from the CAAC, operators of E-Jets and suppliers at its annual Operators
Conference on May 26 & 27. This
year, the venue was the port city of Qingdao in eastern Shandong province. This was the twelfth conference that Embraer
has organized in China.
The agenda for the two-day event included
discussions on engineering and the technical management of in-service fleets,
flight operations, spare parts management and maintenance cost
optimization. As host, Embraer also
detailed developments with its E-Jets E2 program.
The number Embraer aircraft in China keeps
growing. Today, the company has delivered
126 commercial jets to customers who are flying them on 430 routes that connect
over 100 airports.
In recognition of the contribution that its
customers have made to Embraer’s success in China, it handed out awards at a
reception at the conclusion of the conference.
Among the awards that were given were:
in E-Jets Fleet Operation Innovation
Best E-Jet Fleet Performance (China
Outstanding E-Jet Fleet Utilization (Hebei
Mr. Gan Yongjun (R), President of China Southern Airlines Xinjian, receives
the award for Best E-Jet Fleet Performance from Mr. Guan Dongyuan, Sr. VP of Embraer
and President of Embraer China.
Mr. Hu Jianfeng (R), VP of Tianjin Ailines, receives the award for Excellence in E-Jet Fleet Operation Innovation from Mr. Siu Ying Yueng, COO of Embraer