forecasts demand for over 13,000 business jets over next decade
A just released Embraer market outlook foresees a demand for 13,150 business jets,
worth some $201 billion, over the next decade.
17 November 2007
terms of segments, the Brazilian aircraft manufacturer's projection includes 3,380
very light jets (VLJs); 2,810 light jets; 1,230 "mid-light" jets; 1,550
midsize jets; 1,470 super-midsize jets; 1,480 large-cabin jets; 920 ultra-long-range
jets; and 310 ultra-large jets.
company also noted that if the new air-taxi market takes hold, another 3,500 to
4,400 VLJs could be added to its forecast.
jet division holds a firm order backlog of close to $4 billion, and firm orders
for the Phenom 100 VLJ and Phenom 300 light jet stand at close to 600 aircraft
year it expects to deliver 30 to 35 super-midsize Legacy 600s, 10 to 15 Phenom
100 VLJs and two ultra-large Lineage 1000s.
2009, the production rate of the Phenom 100 and 300 is projected to reach 120
to 150 units combined, and the company plans to deliver four to six Lineage 1000s.
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