Embraer, the world's fourth largest airframe manufacturer by sales, delivered 209 airplanes in 2013, a slight increase from the 204 airplanes delivered the previous year.
Deliveries included 90 commercial deliveries, and 119 business aviation deliveries, including 90 light and 29 large executive jets. The Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil-based company's backlog increased to $18.2 billion. Embraer targeted deliveries of 80 to 90 light executive jets and 25 to 30 large executive jets in its 2013 outlook.
The fourth quarter was a busier period for Embraer, with 32 commercial and 53 business jets delivered.
In other fourth quarter 2013 news for Embraer, American Airlines placed a $2.5 billion order for up to 150 aircraft, and the Legacy 450 completed its maiden flight.