Embraer nets $260 million Mexican order


Mexico’s Across Jets placed an order with Embraer for delivery of up to 23 business jets.

The firm order includes eight Legacy 500, eight Phenom 300 and seven Phenom 100E jets.

If all aircraft are delivered the order would be worth $260 million at current list prices.

“This fleet order reflects our growing presence in Mexico and confirms the long-term relationship we are building with Across,” said Marco Tulio Pellegrini, president & CEO, Embraer Executive Jets. “The Mexican market has a solid business aviation utilization culture and Embraer Executive Jets’ portfolio is perfectly suited to fulfill the increasing demand for more efficient and reliable aircraft in the region. We are glad to support Across in expanding its best-in-class services.”

Based at Mexico City’s Toluca Airport, Across Jet offer aircraft charter, as well as aircraft management.

“Embraer’s business jets will become the backbone of Across solutions for our fractional ownership program and charter services for customers worldwide who need to fly to Mexico or the Americas for business or leisure,” said Pedro Corsi Amerlinck, CEO of Across. “The Phenoms and the Legacy 500 play an important role in the operation of the major fractional provider companies from the United States and Europe, and I’m thrilled we are starting to offer these innovative business jets to enhance our customers’ and partners’ experience as well.”