Steep approach certification achieved after a rigorous nine-month process

São José dos Campos, February 2, 2010 – Embraer
has received steep approach certification for another
member of its E-Jets family, the EMBRAER 190, to
operate at London’s premier business airport,
London City (LCY). The EMBRAER 170 received
the same certification in 2007 and is currently
operated by British Airways at LCY.

The EMBRAER 190 uses a software solution
developed on the existing fly-by-wire system,
which means better flight qualities and control,
reduced pilot workload, and lower fuel
consumption. The range of the EMBRAER 190 out
of LCY is over 800 nautical miles (1,500 km),
covering all current routes and bringing important
European business destinations within reach.

“As with the EMBRAER 170, the EMBRAER 190
concluded its EASA steep approach certification
with no pending items,” said Mauro Kern, Embraer
Executive Vice President, Airline Market. “This
important milestone is likely to attract the attention
of other European operators, bringing in new orders
and making LCY an even stronger business hub.”

British Airways’ CityFlyer, Switzerland’s Geneva-based Baboo Airlines, and Germany’s
Lufthansa Cityline will be the first to operate the EMBRAER 190 out of LCY. The current
aircraft fleet flying from this airport is mostly composed of old, out-of-production jets and
turboprops that serve a sophisticated business public that relies on a fast and comfortable ride
between the bigger European cities and London’s financial center. Because of their high level of
comfort, reliability, reduced operating cost, and low emissions, the E-Jets are the perfect
solution. Compared to aircraft with similar capacity now operating at LCY, the EMBRAER 190
reduces fuel burn by 25%, which is mirrored by aircraft emissions and brings an additional
savings of 50% in maintenance costs.

By the end of 2010, a total of 15 E-Jets are expected to be operating out of LCY, and will have
transported one million passengers. For more information, visit www.EmbraerCommercialJets.com.

About the EMBRAER 170/190 E-Jets family

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 cabin.

The E-Jets have a maximum cruising speed of Mach 0.82, can fly at 41,000 feet (12,497
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-ofthe-
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 and over 600
jets in operation, worldwide. This proven family is helping airlines to rightsize low load factor
narrowbody routes, to replace older, inefficient airplanes, and to develop new markets with lower operating costs, greater efficiency, and outstanding passenger comfort. To better understand the benefits of these aircraft, when substituting older jets, visit www.eforefficiency.com.


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