Embraer firms up Chinese exec jet order

written by australianaviation.com.au | February 15, 2012
Embraer has firmed up the sale of three Lineage 1000 executive jets to a Chinese leasing company. (Embraer)

China’s Minsheng Financial Leasing Co. has ordered three Embraer Lineage 1000 ultra-large executive jets in a deal announced at the Singapore Airshow. The deal builds on a memorandum of understanding signed in July 2011.

Minsheng, one of China’s largest jet leasing companies, is scheduled to begin taking deliveries of the planes this year.

Embraer’s top-of-the-line Lineage 1000 can carry up to 19 passengers with optional amenities including a queen sized bed, stand up shower and full audio and entertainment systems.

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Embraer said it delivered its first three Asian-bound Lineage 1000s 2011, with the jets going to undisclosed customers in China, India and Indonesia.

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