Embraer Sells Two E190 Jets to Austral Lineas Aereas

Mon Apr 8, 2013 7:02pm EDT

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SAO JOSE DOS CAMPOS,  Brazil,  April 8, 2013   /PRNewswire/ -- Embraer has
signed a contract for the sale of two EMBRAER 190 jets to Austral Lineas Aereas,
a company belonging to the Aerolineas Argentina Group. The Argentine airline
currently operates 20 airplanes of this model.

"It is always rewarding to see a customer adding more E-Jets to their fleet.
That is a clear demonstration of confidence in Embraer and of satisfaction with
the product," said  Paulo Cesar Silva, President and CEO of Embraer Commercial
Aviation. "Austral is a great example of the variety of concepts for E-Jets
application, using them to open new domestic and international routes and to
modernize and increase the fleet's efficiency, as well as to adjust capacity to

Like the aircraft that are already in operation, Austral's new E190s are the
Advanced Range (AR) model, which allows the airline to fly on any route inside 
Argentina  and to reach such important capital cities of  Brazil  as  Rio de
Janeiro  and  Sao Paulo, nonstop. The jets are configured with 96 seats in a
two-class layout-eight in executive and 88 in economy-with a modern onboard
entertainment system equipped with individual monitors.

"Ever since we added the Embraer jets to our fleet, we have been able to offer
distinctively different service, but we have also expanded our domestic
presence, to which these two aircraft will be allocated," said  Mariano Recalde,
President of the Aerolineas Argentinas Group, which controls Austral Lineas
Aereas. "Besides having latest-generation airplanes, which reduce operating
costs, we would point out that we have received a great tool for fleet
management from Embraer, through its Pool Program for replacement parts."

Since 2004, Embraer has delivered more than 900 E-Jets. Currently, over 60
airlines in more than 40 countries operate this versatile family of four
aircraft, from 70 to 120 seats. Embraer customers operate the E-Jets in a
variety of business models, including network carriers, charter operators and
low cost and regional airlines. E-Jets have been successful in assisting airline
companies to adjust capacity to demand, to replace old and inefficient aircraft,
and to develop new markets with lower costs, greater efficiency, and superior
passenger appeal.

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of commercial jets up to 120 seats, and one of  Brazil's leading exporters.
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