Tag Archives: Embraer

Azul will launch E195-E2 ops

Azul Brazilian Airlines will become the launch operator of the Embraer E195-E2. The airline has 30 E2s on firm order plus 20 purchase rights. "Azul played a key role in the E195-E2 development, actively participating in the design specification of the aircraft," says John Slattery, President & CEO, Embraer Commercial Aviation. Currently, the Brazilian airline […]

Embraer rolls out first E195-E2

Embraer has rolled out the first aircraft of the second generation E195, the E195-E2, the largest member of the new E-jet family. The aircraft will make its maiden flight during the coming months and the jet is expected to enter into service in the first half of 2019. The E195-E2 has a stretched fuselage, allowing […]

Airlink orders five Embraer E-Jets

Regional airline Airlink (South Africa) has ordered five Embraer E-Jets: three E170s and two E190s. The aircraft will be leased from ECC Leasing, a wholly-owned Embraer subsidiary. Airlink will receive the first aircraft in the first half of 2017. The airline already operates a large fleet of ERJ-135 and ERJ-145 aircraft, and in December 2016, […]

Widerøe buys Embraer E190-E2

Norwegian regional airline Widerøe has signed a firm order for three Embraer E190-E2 aircraft. It also bought purchase rights for 12 further E2 family aircraft. The purchase rights include a mix of E175-E2, E190-E2, and E195-E2 aircraft. The E190-E2s will be the first jets in Widerøe’s fleet. The airline currently flies a fleet of Bombardier […]

Boeing / Embraer unveil ecoplane

The newest Boeing ecoDemonstrator aircraft is not a Boeing, but an Embraer, an E-170 E-jet. The airplane will be used to test technologies to improve fuel efficiency and cut carbon emissions. Boeing and Embraer unveiled the new ecoDemonstrator today. The E-170 will serve as a flying testbed and will perform test flights in August and […]

First flight for Embraer E190-E2

The Embraer E190-E2 has performed its first flight from São José dos Campos, Brazil, on Monday May 23. The flight took place without any advance notice. Embraer announced it only on social media. The maiden flight took place much earlier than expected, which is quite unusual for new aircraft. It was originally planned for the […]