American and Embraer Close a Deal Worth $705 Million

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Embraer and American Airlines Inc. signed a firm order for 15 E175 jets worth $705 million, based on current list prices, and will be included in Embraer’s 2018 fourth-quarter backlog. 

  • 15 E175 aircraft will be operated by Envoy, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines Group.
  • The jets will come in a 76-seat configuration, with 12 seats in First Class and 64 in Main Cabin, including Main Cabin Extra seats.
  • Together with the previous American orders, currently the airline accumulates the total of 104 E175s.
  • Deliveries of the aircraft ordered recently will begin in 2020.