About Us

No.1 provider of commercial aircraft in the 70-130+ segment
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Living for the challenge – it’s what makes us different.

At Embraer, we believe that humankind’s greatest achievements have resulted from overcoming the greatest challenges. We apply that lesson every day in the world of commercial aviation – constantly challenging ourselves to create new and unique solutions like FleetSmart.

From our beautifully designed commercial jets that are the most efficient in their class to our e-enabled maintenance services and support programs recognized for their excellence, our FleetSmart solutions are helping airlines and leasing companies outperform and sustain profitability in the most challenging operating environments.

Our History

August 19, 1969
August 19, 1969

The birth of Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica SA (Embraer) and the company’s famous trademark is created.

October 19, 1969

Embraer’s first production aircraft. The Bandeirante turboprop takes to the air for its inaugural flight.

October 19, 1969

Embraer’s first production aircraft. The Bandeirante turboprop takes to the air for its inaugural flight.

September 28, 1989
September 28, 1989

Embraer’s first turbofan-powered aircraft The Embraer ERJ-145 is launched at the Paris Airshow.

Embraer’s first turbofan-powered aircraft The Embraer ERJ-145 is launched at the Paris Airshow.

August 11, 1995

First flight of the Embraer ERJ-145.

August 11, 1995

First flight of the Embraer ERJ-145.

June 14, 1999
June 14, 1999

Embraer’s first turbofan-powered aircraft The Embraer ERJ-145 is launched at the Paris Airshow.

Embraer’s first turbofan-powered aircraft The Embraer ERJ-145 is launched at the Paris Airshow.

February 23, 2000

Embraer opens the Virtual Reality Center (CSRC) This allows the projection of three-dimensional images of aircraft in real time – revolutionizing design and development.

February 23, 2000

Embraer opens the Virtual Reality Center (CSRC) This allows the projection of three-dimensional images of aircraft in real time – revolutionizing design and development.

November 11, 2011
November 11, 2011

The second-generation E-Jet E2 is announced, building on the design and technologies of the original E-Jets, but powered by new, more efficient engines and incorporating a new wing design.

The second-generation E-Jet E2 is announced, building on the design and technologies of the original E-Jets, but powered by new, more efficient engines and incorporating a new wing design.

June 17, 2013

Embraer announces the launch of ‘E2’, the second generation of its Ejets family of commercial aircraft, named Ejets E2 and comprising three new airplanes: E175-E2, E190-E2 and E195-E2

June 17, 2013

Embraer announces the launch of ‘E2’, the second generation of its Ejets family of commercial aircraft, named Ejets E2 and comprising three new airplanes: E175-E2, E190-E2 and E195-E2

August 11, 2014
August 11, 2014

Embraer Executive Jets expands its customer support and service network into the Brazilian Northeast. AeroMecânica will be the first Authorized Service Center for line maintenance, scheduled inspections, and remote services in the region.

Embraer Executive Jets expands its customer support and service network into the Brazilian Northeast. AeroMecânica will be the first Authorized Service Center for line maintenance, scheduled inspections, and remote services in the region.

April 15, 2015

E-Jets E2 cabin interior concept receives prestigious Crystal Cabin Award in the “Industrial Design and Visionary Concepts” category for outstanding innovation. Announcement made at the annual Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, Germany, by the Crystal Cabin Award Association.

April 15, 2015

E-Jets E2 cabin interior concept receives prestigious Crystal Cabin Award in the “Industrial Design and Visionary Concepts” category for outstanding innovation. Announcement made at the annual Aircraft Interiors Expo in Hamburg, Germany, by the Crystal Cabin Award Association.

January 1, 2016
January 1, 2016

Embraer rolls out the first member of the second generation E-Jet family, the E190 E2.

Embraer rolls out the first member of the second generation E-Jet family, the E190 E2.

January 4, 2017

The ERJ145 ‘Runway Legend’ celebrates 20 years of commercial service.

January 4, 2017

The ERJ145 ‘Runway Legend’ celebrates 20 years of commercial service.

March 28, 2017
March 28, 2017

Rollout of the next-generation E195-E2, the most efficient next-generation commercial jet in the world.

Rollout of the next-generation E195-E2, the most efficient next-generation commercial jet in the world.

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