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Embraer readies to ride “strong sales momentum” for C-390 aircraft in Asia

22nd February 2024 - 17:25 GMT | by Norbert Neumann in Singapore


The Embraer C-390 Millenium would likely be up against Airbus’ A400M MRTT and Lockheed Martin’s C-130J Super Hercules in a future Singaporean contest. (Photo: Embraer)

Embraer’s presence at the Singapore Airshow 2024 with its C-390 has underscored its confidence in the platform’s capabilities and its eagerness to secure additional orders in the region.

Embraer has expressed confidence in making the C-390 Millenium available for the Asian market, stating it has “plenty of capacity” to absorb new orders, months after South Korea became the first Asian customer of the aircraft.  

Speaking at the Singapore Airshow 2024, Embraer’s representatives also said that the platform was experiencing “strong sales momentum” which they claimed highlighted the capabilities of the aircraft. 

Singapore has been touted as a potential customer with a number of its tactical airlifters being in service for nearly 40 years. Its fleet consists of four C-130B, five C-130H and one KC-130H Hercules aircraft.

Just how much of a rush Singapore has been in to replace its

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Norbert Neumann


Norbert Neumann

Norbert is the Aviation, Military Training & Simulation reporter at Shephard Media. Before joining Shephard in …

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