Tag: Embraer

SkyWest Goes for 20 Embraer E175 Jets

Reading Time: < 1 minute SkyWest has signed a firm order for 20 Embraer E175 jets in a 76-seat configuration. According to the 2019 list prices, the deal is worth $972 million. According to a statement, the new aircraft are set to start reaching SkyWest already in the second half of 2020. “Today, we are excited to announce that these […]

Brazil Gives Boeing – Embraer Joint Venture the Green Light

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Boeing – Embraer Joint Venture was granted one of the last approvals. The strategic partnership was approved by the Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE)’s General-Superintendence (SG) in Brazil. Unconditional clearance has now been granted in Brazil, United States, China, Japan, South Africa, Montenegro, Colombia, and Kenya. Now the only European Commission, which has […]

Boeing – Embraer Joint Venture: EU Pauses the Probe Again

Reading Time: < 1 minute Just in the beginning of January European regulators announced that they resume investigation into the Boeing – Embraer deal, whereas now said halting the process again. Such grand cases are very complicated, indeed. Endless amounts of documents, multiple approvals and agreements should be perused, provided and finalized. Regarding Boeing – Embraer tie-up on the commercial […]

First E175-E2 Jet Completes its Maiden Flight

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Embraer E175-E2 made its inaugural flight from the company’s facility in São José dos Campos. The E175-E2 is the third member of the E-Jets E2 family. The maiden flight kicks off a rigorous 24-month flight test campaign. “Today’s flight of the E175-E2 marks the completion of our vision to produce a family of new-generation […]

KLM to Purchase Embraer E195-E2 Aircraft for $2.5 Billion

Reading Time: < 1 minute KLM Cityhopper has announced further expanding its Embraer fleet. The largest Embraer aircraft operator in Europe confirmed a firm order for 21 E195-E2 jets, including purchase rights for 14 additional aircraft. The initial order was placed during Paris Air Show 2019, originally it was announced as a Letter of Intent for 15 firm orders with […]

Boeing Tie-up with Embraer Pushed Back Until Early 2020

Reading Time: < 1 minute The expected close of the Boeing and Embraer deal was pushed back to early 2020 due to a hold-up in the assessment process from the European Commission. The establishment of the Joint Venture under the “Boeing Brasil – Commercial” name was expected to come into effect by the end of 2019. However, the European regulator […]

Embraer Praetor 500 Certified by EASA and FAA

Reading Time: < 1 minute Praetor 500, the new midsize business jet from Embraer, has complemented regulatory approval from Brazil’s Civil Aviation Authority (ANAC) with relevant certifications from EASA and FAA. The jet has been granted triple-certification less than a year after its announcement in 2018. As for now, the Praetor 500 is considered to be “the farthest- and fastest-flying […]

First Embraer E195-E2 Handed Over to Azul

Reading Time: 2 minutes Embraer has delivered its first E195-E2 to the launch operator, Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras S.A via the aircraft leasing company AerCap. The plane configured in a single class layout with 136 seats will be operated on domestic and international routes. Azul has placed an order for 51 aircraft of this type and five more E195-E2s […]

FAA Proposes Checks of Pratt & Whitney Engines Powering A220 & E2

Reading Time: < 1 minute The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has released airworthiness directive (AD) proposing to run checks of the PW1500Gs, powering Airbus A220s, and the PW1900Gs, powering Embraer E-Jets E2. The AD followed two engine shutdowns caused by oil leaks during flights of the aircraft powered with the above-mentioned engines. In order to prevent possible future oil leaks, […]

KLM Intends for 35 Embraer E195-E2 Jets

Reading Time: < 1 minute Embraer announced at Paris Air Show 2019 KLM Cityhopper’s intention to purchase up to 35 E195-E2 jets, 15 firm orders with purchase rights for a further 20 aircraft of the same model. This intention, which still requires a Purchase Agreement, has a value of USD 2.48 billion based on Embraer’s current list prices. The order […]