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Brazil's Embraer expects "ramp up" in orders for largest new plane

Brazil's Embraer expects "ramp up" in orders for largest new plane
FILE PHOTO: The logo of Brazilian aviation company Embraer is seen during the Latin American Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition fair (LABACE) at Congonhas Airport in Sao Paulo, Brazil August 14, 2018. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker/File Photo -
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SAOJOSEDOSCAMPOS, Brazil (Reuters) – Brazilian plane maker Embraer says it expects a “significant ramp up” in orders in the coming months for its largest new generation jet, said John Slattery, the head of the company’s commercial plane division.

Slattery made his comments as Embraer delivered its first E195-E2 plane, which can seat almost 140 passengers, to Brazil airline Azul SA <AZUL.N> at its headquarters in Sao Jose dos Campos, an industrial city near Sao Paulo.

(Reporting by Marcelo Rochabrun; Editing by Hugh Lawson)

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