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EMBRAER S A : Ruili Airlines Joins Embraer's Energia Advisory Group

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13 de dic de 2022

Ruili Airlines is the first airline in China to be a part of the Energia Advisory Group

Beijing, China, December 13th, 2022 - Ruili Airlines has signed an agreement with Embraer to join its Energia Advisory Group - Energia is Embraer's project developing sustainable aircraft for the future. The companies will work together on the design requirements for next-generation sustainable aircraft and the potential market in China. Based at Kunming Changshui International Airport, Ruili Airlines is a full-service premium carrier focused on innovation. The airline operates a domestic and international route network across China and Southeast Asia.

"I welcome Ruili Airlines, the first Chinese airline to join our Energia Advisory Group. The partnership between Embraer and Ruili Airlines is a significant step for the Energia project," said Arjan Meijer, President and CEO Embraer Commercial Aviation. "We look for partners around the globe to share their innovative ideas and operational insights, adding their expertise to the sustainable aviation mission. Ruili Airlines' perspective will be invaluable in the development of the Energia family of aircraft."

Ruili Airlines will work with Embraer to help define performance and design requirements for its Energia concept aircraft, two 19-30 seat designs featuring hybrid electric and hydrogen electric propulsion technologies.

"We are excited to collaborate with Embraer on the Energia project. It is a great opportunity for us to work with an OEM to influence the design of sustainable next-generation aircraft, accelerating the development of sustainable aviation in China," said Ye Yajuan, Chairman of Ruili Airlines. "At Ruili we are committed to breaking new ground and cooperating on innovation to achieve the best results. As the first native airline company of Wuxi, we plan to fully exploit the regional advantages in rapidly growing East China, an increasingly important centre for technology development."

"We're excited about the opportunity to work together with Ruili Airlines, exploring innovative ways to contribute to the green transition of China Civil Aviation," said Guo Qing, Managing Director and VP Commercial Aviation, Embraer China. "Sustainability will be a key differentiator for airlines in the post pandemic market, as environmental awareness and concern increases among passengers. At Embraer we are not only making sure our current aircraft are the most sustainable available today, but also investing in the future alongside our customers. Ruili airlines' participation has special importance because China is the region most likely to see the largest growth in aviation traffic."

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'Energia - The shape of things to come', presenting the latest information on Energia was broadcast 5th December 2022 and is available on Embraer's YouTube channel The event was broadcast live from Amsterdam and Sao Jose dos Campos. It includes presentations from Embraer's Chief Engineer, and Commercial Aviation CEO, and features a 360° tour the concepts - Energia H2 Fuel Cell and Energia Hybrid Electric.

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For further information about Embraer's Sustainability in Action initiative:

About Ruili Airlines

As the first native airline company of Wuxi, Ruili Airlines Co., Ltd is the holding subsidiary of Wuxi Communication Industry Group, one of the top 500 service enterprises in China. On May 18th, 2014, Ruili Airlines started its flight, and its main operation base is located in Kunming Changshui International Airport, At present, it has a fleet of 22 aircraft and has been operating safely for nearly 8 years. Since its inception, the total flights are more than 178,800, carrying over 20 million passengers.

Ruili Airlines covered routes in East China, promoting the construction of bistatic bases in Wuxi and Kunming, and strengthening the development of overnight bases in Shenyang, Lanzhou and Mangshi. Relying on the high-quality resources of Wuxi Communication Industry Group, the airline will achieve healthy and high-speed development, and continue to expand and strengthen the aviation sector.

About Embraer

A global aerospace company headquartered in Brazil, Embraer has businesses in Commercial and Executive aviation, Defense & Security and Agricultural Aviation. The company designs, develops, manufactures and markets aircraft and systems, providing Services & Support to customers after-sales.

Since it was founded in 1969, Embraer has delivered more than 8,000 aircraft. On average, about every 10 seconds an aircraft manufactured by Embraer takes off somewhere in the world, transporting over 145 million passengers a year.

Embraer is the leading manufacturer of commercial jets up to 150 seats and the main exporter of high value-added goods in Brazil. The company maintains industrial units, offices, service and parts distribution centers, among other activities, across the Americas, Africa, Asia and Europe.Share:

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