On January 16, 2018, Embraer released a 2017 delivery outlook, according to which the Brazilian manufacturer distributed 210 planes during the year. In the 2016 delivery outlook, the manufacturer reported 240 aircraft deliveries. This translates into deliveries being down by 6.5% in 2017, or 30 less jet orders completed.
Of the total 210 jets delivered, 101 were commercial aircraft (79 E175, 12 E190 and 10 E195) and 109 were executive jets (72 light and 37 large).
At the end of the year, the backlog totaled 435 aircraft valued at USD 18.3 billion.
During 2017, the manufacturer introduced the Phenom 300E light aircraft at the NBAA-BACE (National Business Aviation Association’s Business Aviation Conference and Exhibition) held in Las Vegas. During the year they also presented innovations for Legacy 450 and Legacy 500 aircraft.