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Republic Order Announced in January 2013 Being Included in Embraer’s Backlog
São José dos Campos, Brazil, March 26, 2013 – As a consequence of the approval by the U.S. Bankruptcy Court of the agreement between American Airlines and Republic Airways Holdings Inc., under which Republic will operate the EMBRAER 175 for American Airlines, the Purchase Agreement between Embraer and Republic Airlines – announced on January 24 – for up to 94 E175 jets (47 firm orders and options for an additional 47 aircraft) is now effective and will be included in Embraer’s first-quarter backlog.
The new aircraft will be operated by Republic under the American Eagle brand in American Airlines’ regional network.
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