Phenom 300 tops deliveries table for second year


Embraer Phenom 300

Embraer Executive Jets delivered 73 Phenom 300 in 2014, making it the most delivered new business jet in the world, according to a report by the General Aviation Manufacturers Association (GAMA), for a second year running.

Phenom 300 deliveries reached a total of 60 in 2013, which was the largest quantity for that year.

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Marco Túlio Pellegrini, president and CEO, Embraer Executive Jets says: “We are very grateful for our customers’ preference for the Phenom 300, a truly revolutionary aircraft, designed with extensive customer input and feedback. This achievement further reaffirms our commitment to deliver the highest level of customer support and services.”

In five years of production, the Phenom 300 fleet has reached the 250 aircraft mark, having accrued a 57 per cent market share in the light jet category. The aircraft is in operation in more than 20 countries and has accumulated close to 200,000 flight hours.

The Phenom 300 is one of the fastest light jets, having recently established a National Aeronautic Association (NAA) cross-country speed record in the United States, from Bellingham, Washington, to Albany, New York.

In total, private jet deliveries across all manufacturers were up by 6.5 per cent in 2014 when compared to 2013.