Embraer yesterday announced Oman Air and Air Astana as new customers. Oman Air signed a contract for five E-175s plus five purchase rights, with four of the five firm aircraft slated to fly in WY colors and the fifth to be used by the Royal Omani Police. Deal is worth $177.5 million at list prices and could double if all five purchase rights are converted. First delivery is scheduled for the 2011 first quarter, Embraer said, adding that WY will be the Gulf region's first E-Jet operator. It ...

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