By Lise Alves, Senior Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL – Brazilian aircraft manufacturer, Embraer has signed a deal with U.S.’s American Airlines to manufacture 15 E175 jets for the U.S. airline company at total purchasing value of US$705 million, announced Embraer early Monday morning.

"This new order from American Airlines continues to show the value that airlines place on our best-selling E175 aircraft," said Charlie Hillis, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, North America, Embraer Commercial Aviation in a press statement released by the company on November 5th.

The latest order, say analysts, comes weeks before . . .

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