In 2014, Embraer announced the launch of an investment fund in equity for the aerospace sector, in partnership with the National Economic and Social Development Bank (BNDES) and two other partners, with initial assets of R$131.3 million.

Boeing also predicted in its (2015) Market Perspectives, CMO, that airlines in Latin America will buy over 3,000 aircraft, valued at US$350 billion, over the next twenty years – with over 40% of that expansion destined to Brazilian companies.

When respect business aviation, Brazil alone represents 5% of the world market, while Latin America as a whole accounts for 7%.

120 MILLION PASSENGERS

In 2014, Brazilian and foreign airlines carried almost 120 million passengers on domestic and international flights.

1.6 MILLION JOBS

It is estimated that the number of direct, indirect and induced jobs created in the Brazilian aviation and related sectors — such as airports, ground services and aerospace — is 1.2 million. If we add tourism, this number grows to 1.6 million jobs.

1.3% OF THE BRAZILIAN GDP

It is evaluated that the economic chain led by the aviation sector contributes 1.3% of Brazil’s GDP.

600 COMMERCIAL AIRCRAFT

We have a commercial aviation fleet of 600 aircraft.

1,650 BUSINESS AIRCRAFT

The business aviation fleet has 1,650 aircraft.

6 AIRPORTS CONCESSIONED TO PRIVATE SECTOR

The airports of São Gonçalo do Amarante (RN), Guarulhos (SP), Viracopos (SP), Brasilia (DF), RIOgaleão (RJ) and Confins (MG) were the first ones to be concessioned in Brazil.

4 MORE AIRPORTS WILL BE CONCESSIONED IN 2016

The concessions of the airports of Porto Alegre (RS), Salvador (BA), Fortaleza (CE) and Florianopolis (SC) are confirmed for 2016.

R$ 8.5 BILLION IN INVESTMENTS

The government estimates a total of R$8.5 billion in investments for the next round of concessions.