Forecast 2022: Embraer

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Introduction
January 10, 2022, © Leeham News: Embraer is the dominant regional jet aircraft supplier with a worldwide footprint and faces little competition to its products below 100 seats. Between 100 to 150 seats, the situation is another after Bombardier "sold" its CSeries project to Airbus. Airbus' might as aircraft OEM rekindled the CSeries as Airbus A220, and it's now a vivid competitor to Embraer over 100 seats. With a market it dominates and another where competition increases, we look at what's in store for Embraer for 2022 as it hopes to exit the COVID pandemic for better times.

Embraer's revised Turboprop. Source: Embraer.

Summary
  • Embraer is a complete supplier with capable development, production, and worldwide support for its regional jets.
  • Everything would be good had Bombardier, a player the size of Embraer, slugged it out with CSeries. The hand-over of the modern aircraft to Airbus changed the competitive landscape.

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