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Embraer holds operator conference in Australia

20th November 2008 - 13:38 GMT | by The Shephard News Team


Event gathers customers and suppliers of the EMB 120 Brasilia aircraft in the city of Darwin São José dos Campos, November 20, 2008 - Embraer holds the tenth edition of its Australian Operators Conference (EOC) for the EMB 120 Brasilia aircraft, November 23 and 24, in the city of Darwin, Australia. Under the theme "Embraer: Always Supporting your Airline", EOC Australia stands for the Company's commitment to maintaining the same level of support for all customers.

"The tenth edition of the Embraer Operators Conference Australia marks 30 years of the Company's presence in Asia Pacific, and is a confirmation of our continuous support to operators of the Brasilia in the region," said Acir Padilha, Vice President, Customer Support - Airline Market. "The event is a remarkable opportunity for customers, suppliers, service providers, and civil aviation officials to share information and knowledge about the airline market."

The Conference will be attended by five operators from Australia that operates a total of 23 EMB 120 Brasilia aircraft. Representatives of Australia's Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) will also take part in the encounter, which will discuss technical, operational, logistical, and flight safety issues.

Note to Editors
Embraer (Empresa Brasileira de Aeronáutica S.A. - NYSE: ERJ; Bovespa: EMBR3) is the world's largest manufacturer of commercial jets up to 120 seats, and one of Brazil's leading exporters. Embraer's headquarters are located in São José dos Campos, São Paulo, and it has offices, industrial operations and customer service facilities in Brazil, the United States, France, Portugal, China and Singapore. Founded in 1969, the Company designs, develops, manufactures and sells aircraft for the Commercial Aviation, Executive Aviation, and Defense and Government segments. The Company also provides after sales support and services to customers worldwide. On September 30, 2008, Embraer had a workforce of 23,745 employees and a firm order backlog of US$ 21.6 billion.


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