Aircraft joins the EMBRAER 170 operated by Sirte Oil Company since 2007

São José dos Campos, April 8, 2010 – Embraer delivered two brand-new EMBRAER 170 jets, at the end of March, to the new Libyan aviation service provider Petro Air. The deal also includes purchase rights to acquire two EMBRAER 190s, and was concluded during the first quarter of 2010. With a value of US$ 66.8 million, at list price, based on 2010 economic conditions, it could come to US$ 146.8 million, if all purchase rights are confirmed.

“We are very pleased by Petro Air’s selection of the EMBRAER 170 to play an extremely
important shuttle role that is vital to their business,” said Paulo César de Souza e Silva, Embraer
Executive Vice President, Airline Market. “Given their special transportation needs, this
expression of confidence in our aircraft, based on Sirte Oil’s in-service experience, is testimony to the airplane’s suitability and flexibility to adapt to different business environments.”

The two EMBRAER 170s are configured in a spacious single-class 76-seat layout. They will join
the EMBRAER 170 that was delivered to Sirte Oil Company in the first quarter of 2007, to be
used to transport oil company personnel from Libya’s capital Tripoli to many station points in the country, as well as to provide ad hoc charter services. For passenger convenience, the aircraft is outfitted with an In-Flight Entertainment (IFE) system that includes Internet access.

“We are excited about this new fleet of
EMBRAER 170s, which offers a generous cabin
and a voluminous luggage compartment. These
features are of paramount importance to our
passengers,” said Basem Tantush, General
Manager of Petro Air. “Because of the
exceptional performance and reliability of the
EMBRAER 170 already operated by Sirte Oil
Company, we decided to acquire these two new
aircraft. We expect 2010 to be an extremely
dynamic year for us, and these aircraft will play
a key role in achieving our success.”

About Petro Air

Petro Air is a newly formed, Libyan-owned and operated aviation service provider. The
company was created by the merger of four National Oil Corporation (NOC) aviation
departments into one commercial venture. Its objective is to provide the best possible aviation
services for oil exploration, development and support in Libya. While the company is new, its
roots extend back to the 1960s – to the early days of oil exploration in the country. All four oil
companies’ aviation departments – Sirte, Waha, Zuetina and Veba – have a rich and successful
history of support to their own businesses, as well as other sectors of the oil industry in Libya.

The goal is to continue this success story on a commercial level, allowing companies both in
and outside of NOC to enjoy the quality and benefits Petro Air has to offer.

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 double-bubble fuselage design provides superior comfort and includes two main passenger
entrances and two service doors, thus minimizing 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. For more details, visit www.EmbraerCommercialJets.com.

The E-Jets have achieved outstanding success, with nearly 900 firm orders logged and over 620
jets in operation, worldwide. They have accumulated more than 3.7 million flight hours and
transported 200 million passengers. 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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