Embraer and Avic have reached a compromise to avert the shutdown of a Chinese production line that has been assembling Embraer jets since 2003. The preliminary deal calls for output at the joint venture to shift from 50-seat ERJ-145 regional jets to Legacy 600/650 business jets, which are derived from the ERJ-135/145 family. The Brazilian aircraft company has discontinued production of those aircraft as regional jets, and the last of 41 assembled at the Harbin plant in northeastern China ...


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