Embraer reported (15-Oct-2013) it delivered 19 jets to the commercial aviation market and 25 to the executive aviation market in 3Q2013, for a total of 44 aircraft. The main announcement during 3Q2013 was the signing of the final agreement between Embraer and International Lease Finance Corporation (ILFC), a global leader in the leasing and remarketing of jet aircraft to commercial airlines, for a firm order of 50 E-Jets E2 planes: 25 E190-E2s and 25 E195-E2s. The contract, announced as a Letter of Intent (LOI) at the Paris Air Show in Jun-2013, also contains options for an additional 25 E190-E2s and 25 E195-E2s, bringing the potential order to up to 100 aircraft. As of 30-Sep-2013, the manufacturer's firm order backlog totaled USD17.8 billion. The manufacturer also reported (15-Oct-2013) the following commercial aviation market jet deliveries for the first nine months of 2013:
Embraer delivers 19 commercial jets in 3Q2013, 58 deliveries in first nine months
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