Photo: Horizon AirReading Time: < 1 minute
Embraer celebrates the delivery of its 1,500th E-Jet, an E175, to Seattle-based Horizon Air, a wholly owned subsidiary of Alaska Air Group, Inc.
- By the end of the year, Horizon will have a fleet of 26 E175 with four more jets scheduled for delivery in 2019.
- Embraer’s E-Jet family has made its mark in the aviation landscape as Embraer is the only manufacturer to develop a modern family of four aircraft specifically targeted for the 70 to 130-seat segment.
- Embraer has sold more than 435 E175s to airlines in North America since January 2013, earning more than 80% of all orders in the 76-seat jet segment.
- With an average mission completion rate of 99.9% and more than 18 million flight cycles, the E-Jet fleet has surpassed the 25 million flight hour milestone.