Embraer delivered a total of 47 aircraft in the second quarter of 2023, of which 30 were business jets; one Phenom 100 and 18 Phenom 300 light jets, and six Praetor 500 and five Praetor 600 midsize jets. Over the course of the year, the company delivered a total of 38 business aircraft.
Second quarter deliveries were up on the 2Q22 by 43 per cent. The firm order backlog for both business and commercial aircraft ended the period at $ 17.3 billion.
Notably NetJets signed a contract with Embraer in May this year for the purchase of up to 250 Praetor 500 options. The deal is valued at more than $ 5 billion, and deliveries are expected to begin in 2025.