Minsheng takes its first Legacy 650
At a press conference held at ABACE 2012, Embraer and Minsheng Financial Leasing jointly announced that the first of 13 Legacy 650 aircraft ordered by Minsheng has been delivered.
Minsheng has also ordered three Lineage 1000 executive jets. This agreement was signed at the recent 2012 Singapore Air Show.
“Minsheng Financial Leasing is one of our most valued customers and partners,” said Ernest Edwards, president, Embraer Executive Jets. “The successful delivery of the first Legacy 650 reflects the faith our Chinese customers have placed in Embraer and our products.”
“We are really glad to be part of Embraer’s family of users worldwide,” said Kong Linshan, chairman of Minsheng Financial Leasing. “The Legacy 650, with its outstanding performance and intelligent luxury, has become one of the best choices for the top-tier customers in China. Embraer, with its own legacy in aviation industry, provides customers with tailor-made and fully dedicated services. This customer service allows Minsheng Financial to become one of the top leasing companies in the world as it scales up its fleet in the coming years.”
Photograph (left to right): Guan Dongyuan, president of Embraer China; Ernie Edwards, president, Embraer Executive Jets; Jackie Chan, brand ambassador of Embraer Executive Jets; Kong Linshan, chairman of MSFL; and Zhou Wei, president of MSFL