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Aircraft is part of an E-Jet order by British Airways for fleet modernization of BA CityFlyer

São José dos Campos, September 3, 2009 –
Embraer delivers the first EMBRAER 170 jet,
today, at its headquarters in São José dos
Campos, Brazil, to British Airways. The
aircraft, configured with 76 seats in a singleclass
layout, will be operated by BA CityFlyer,
British Airways’ wholly owned regional
subsidiary, which operates international and
domestic routes from London City Airport. The
deal was announced in December 2008, and
includes firm orders for six EMBRAER 170 and
five EMBRAER 190 jets, plus options for
another three airplanes of the same model.

“This first delivery to British Airways is a remarkable milestone that makes us particularly
proud, since it’s the last of the four largest European airlines to operate the E-Jets,” said
Mauro Kern, Embraer Executive Vice President, Airline Market. “We are absolutely
delighted to see our E-Jets flying in the colors of such an internationally renowned, worldclass
airline, operating out of the U.K.’s premier business airport.”

The EMBRAER 170 obtained steep approach certification to operate at London City
Airport in June 2007. The steep approach uses a software solution developed within the
existing fly-by-wire system, which means improved flight quality and control, as well as
reduced pilot workload, less weight, and lower maintenance costs.

“We are very excited to receive our first E-Jet as the backbone of the modernization of our
fleet,” said Peter Simpson, Managing Director of BA CityFlyer. “The EMBRAER 170 will
enter service very soon, with the EMBRAER 190 arriving early next year. We look forward to
offering our customers unrivalled levels of comfort in a brand-new, greener aircraft fleet
where, for the first time, with no middle seat, all passengers will have the choice of an aisle or
window placement.”

On June 30, 2009, Embraer had logged 882 firm orders and 794 options for the E-Jets family.

With nearly 600 aircraft delivered to date, the family has a broad base of 53 operators in 35
countries, on five continents. The planes that have already been delivered have accumulated
more that 2.9 million flight hours with outstanding schedule reliability, and have transported
more than 130 million passengers.

About the EMBRAER 170/190 Family of E-Jets

The EMBRAER 170/190 family of E-Jets consists of four commercial jets with 70 to 122
seats, featuring advanced engineering design, efficient performance, outstanding operating
economics, low emission levels and a spacious passenger cabin.

The E-Jets have a maximum cruising speed of Mach 0.82, can fly at 41,000 feet (12,500 meters), and have ranges of up to 2,400 nautical miles (4,448 km). The high degree of commonality among the four aircraft – EMBRAER 170, EMBRAER 175, EMBRAER 190 and EMBRAER 195 – results in exceptional savings for carriers, in terms of crew training and costs of spare parts and maintenance.

Another key feature of the E-Jets is the state-of-the-art fly-by-wire technology, which increases
operating safety, while reducing pilot workload and fuel consumption.

The EMBRAER 170/190 family provides superior comfort with its double-bubble fuselage
design, which includes two main passenger entrances and two service doors that minimize
aircraft turn-around time. The E-Jets offer much more space for passengers, in a single or
dual-class layout, than other aircraft with similar seating capacities.

The E-Jets have achieved outstanding success, with nearly 900 firm orders logged, worldwide.
This proven family is helping airlines to rightsize low load factor narrowbody routes, by
substituting 50-seat regional jets, as well as older, inefficient airplanes. The E-Jets are also being
used to develop new markets with lower operating costs and greater efficiency. For more
information about Embraer’s commercial jets, visit www.EmbraerCommercialJets.com. To better evaluate the benefits of these aircraft, when substituting older jets, visit www.eforefficiency.com.

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