Brazil's Embraer books about $1 billion in orders at Paris Air Show

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[June 20, 2017]  BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazilian planemaker Embraer SA  booked firm orders for 18 planes from five different clients in deals totaling about $1 billion during the Paris International Air Show, according to a securities filing on Tuesday.

Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer unveils its new regional jet E-175, in Sao Jose dos Campos, north of Sao Paulo March 12, 2014. REUTERS/Paulo Whitaker

The biggest deal, worth $666 million, was signed with an undisclosed client for 10 E190-E2 jets. Other air carriers signing firm orders include Belarusian Belavia Airlines, Japan's JAL and Fuji Dream Airlines, and KLM Citihopper.

(Reporting by Silvio Cascione; Editing by Chizu Nomiyama)

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