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Embraer.(RegionalNews)(Embraer Empresa Brasileira de Aeronautica S.A contract with LCC Niki )(Brief article)

Embraer signed an agreement with Austrian LCC Niki for five E-190s plus options for another five. The deal is valued at $187.5 million, but that could double if all options are confirmed. Deliveries are set to begin in May 2010. "I'm very happy with the decision," said Niki Lauda, founder and president of the airline. He said the aircraft will be used to add frequencies and "break into new destinations. …

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