Tag: E190-E2

Kazakhstan’s Air Astana Receives Its First E190-E2 Jet

Reading Time: 1 minute Air Astana, the flag carrier of Kazakhstan, presented its first E190-E2 jet in a ceremony held in Astana. The airline will receive four additional E190-E2s next year, with the last of the five aircraft, leased by AerCap, being delivered in the final quarter of 2019. The Kazakhstan airline will start flying the new aircraft on […]

Helvetic Airways Firms Up Order for 12 E190-E2 Jets

Reading Time: 1 minute Embraer and Helvetic Airways have signed a contract for a firm order of 12 E190-E2 jets. This agreement was announced as a Letter of Intent (LoI) at the recent Farnborough Air Show, in July. The firm order has a value of USD 730 million, based on current list prices, and will be included in Embraer’s […]

Widerøe Receives World’s First Embraer E190-E2

Reading Time: 2 minutes Embraer and Widerøe, Scandinavia’s largest regional airline, celebrated the delivery of the manufacturer’s first production E190-E2 today at a ceremony at Embraer’s facility in São José dos Campos. The Norwegian airline will start flying the new aircraft on domestic routes later this month. The E190-E2 is the first of three new-generation aircraft seating from 80 […]

Test Results Confirm E2 as Most Efficient Single Aisle Jet

Reading Time: 2 minutes As the E190-E2 new generation narrow-body jet approaches certification, Embraer announces some final results from flight tests confirming that the aircraft is better than its original specification and even more efficient than other single aisle aircraft. In fuel consumption, the E190-E2 proved to be 1,3% better than originally expected, which represents a 17,3% improvement when […]

Embraer Flies Fourth E190-E2 Prototype

Reading Time: 1 minute Embraer performed last Friday afternoon, at the São José dos Campos facility, the maiden flight of the E190-E2 fourth prototype, which was completed in two hours. This aircraft will be used for specific interior tests such as cabin evacuation, environmental comfort and internal noise. The aircraft, serial number 20.004, will join the flight-test fleet, comprised […]

Norway’s Widerøe to Be the E190-E2 Launch Operator

Reading Time: 2 minutes Widerøe, the largest regional airline in Scandinavia, will be the first airline in the world to receive the brand-new E190-E2 jet, the first member of the E-Jets E2, the second generation of the E-Jets family of commercial aircraft. As the launch operator of the model, Widerøe will receive their first aircraft in the first half […]

Third Embraer E190-E2 Joins Flight Test Program

Reading Time: 1 minute The third of four Embraer E190-E2 flight test aircraft has flown for the first time, the Brazilian manufacturer confirmed. The flight test program for the next-generation E-Jet powered by Pratt & Whitney PW1900G geared turbofan (GTF) engines was launched ahead of schedule May 23. The second E2 prototype took to the skies July 8. The […]

Embraer: Market Demands for 720 New Jets in Latin America Until 2034

Reading Time: 2 minutes Despite the region’s current headwinds, which stem mainly from political and economic instability, prospects for mid and long-term growth remain positive in the coming years. An economic turnaround is expected, addressing macroeconomic imbalances and restoring business confidence. This recovery will result in more equitable income distribution and deeper regional integration, which will boost demand for […]

Embraer Rolls Out E190-E2 Aircraft

Reading Time: 2 minutes Embraer has rolled out its first next-generation E-Jet, an E190-E2, at its factory in São José dos Campos, Brazil. The E190-E2’s first flight is slated for the second half of 2016 with first deliveries expected to take place in 2018. The E2s are exclusively powered by Pratt & Whitney PW1900G geared turbofan engines. Before a crowd of […]