Brazil's Embraer delivers 29 jets in 1st qtr, backlog rises

SAO PAULO, April 11 Thu Apr 11, 2013 5:05pm EDT

SAO PAULO, April 11 (Reuters) - Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA said on Thursday it had delivered 17 commercial jets and 12 executive jets in the first quarter, according to a securities filing.

Embraer's order backlog rose to $13.3 billion at the end of March, up $800 million from the end of last year. The company does not consolidate information on deliveries of military aircraft.