Embraer says India's Air Costa places firm order for 50 jets

SINGAPORE Thu Feb 13, 2014 12:42am EST

SINGAPORE Feb 13 (Reuters) - Embraer, the world's largest maker of regional aircraft, said on Thursday India's Air Costa had a placed firm order for 50 jets, in a deal valued at $2.94 billion.

The Brazil-based company said Air Costa had options for an additional 50 purchase rights for E190-E2 jets.

Air Costa was launched last year, intially targeting passengers in southern India.

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