Embraer has sold, two EMB-120 Brasilia Quick Change passenger/cargo aircraft, to new Brazilian regional carrier Passaredo Transportes Aereos, for $17 million. Passaredo, based in Ribeirao Preto, is to begin operations in July. Embraer says that it has commitments for 148 EMB-145 regional jets, including letters of intent from two undisclosed major US regional carriers. The EMB-145 will be rolled out in late June.

Source: Flight International