Category: Latin America

Embraer Delivers 181 Total Jets in 2018

Reading Time: 1 minute Embraer delivered a total of 181 jets in 2018, of which 90 were commercial aircraft and 91 were executive jets (64 light and 27 large). The deliveries were within the outlook ranges for the year of 85 to 95 for the commercial aviation market, while business aviation market deliveries were below the 105 to 125 […]

Different Type of Aircraft for Different Region?

Reading Time: 4 minutes Most probably there won’t be any better time to become a pilot than it is now. “Global air transport network doubles in size at least once every 15 years, and it’s expected to do so again by 2030” says The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO). To cater to this meteoric rise in commercial aviation, the […]

Embraer and SkyWest, Inc. Sign Contract for Nine E175 Jets

Reading Time: 1 minute Embraer and SkyWest, Inc. have signed a firm order for nine E175 jets, with deliveries expected to begin in 2019. The order has a value of USD 422 million, based on current list prices, and was already included in Embraer’s 2018 fourth-quarter backlog. SkyWest Airlines will operate all nine E175s, featuring a 76-seat configuration. Including […]

Green Light to Boeing-Embraer Tie-Up from Brazil

Reading Time: 1 minute After resolving uncertainty and fighting off all the challenges posed by lawmakers and labour unions, Embraer and Boeing strategic partnership has been given the green light from the Government of Brazil. The terms for the new company were agreed by both Boeing and Embaer last month and remain almost unchanged after the Government’s approval. The […]

REVEALED | Least Safe Airlines for 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute In the wake of frequent media blows on technical malfunctions of aircraft, although rare but fatal accidents, especially the crash of Lion Air Boeing 737 MAX 8 which took the lives of 189 people in October 2018, safety of air travel has come into even a greater focus. Nevertheless, while in the recently released Preliminary […]

#AVGEEK | World’s Safest Airlines 2019

Reading Time: 1 minute SAFETY FIRST! This is the most commonly used slogan across the aviation industry. Regardless the type of activity in aviation, nothing is more important than safe travel from the point A to the point B. Which one is the safest? According to AirlineRatings.com, the safest airline for 2019 is Qantas, the flag carrier of Australia. […]

EASA: Dramatic Increase in Aircraft Crash Fatalities over 2018

Reading Time: 1 minute The year 2017 entered history as the safest in commercial aviation ever with only 50 fatalities out of 4.1 billion passengers. Tragically, 2018 resulted in 530 fatalities in 11 deadly accidents. 2018 has become the worst in terms of fatalities in commercial aviation since 2015. Talking about Europe, EASA Preliminary Safety Review 2018 revealed that […]

LATAM Boeing 777 Becomes Disabled on Runway

Reading Time: 2 minutes A LATAM Boeing 777-300, performing flight LA-8084 from Sao Paulo Guarulhos, SP (Brazil) to London Heathrow, EN (UK) with 341 passengers and 16 crew, was enroute near Belo Horizonte, MG (Brazil) when the crew decided to divert to Belo Horizonte due to electrical problems, the RAT (Ram Air Turbine) deployed. The crew performed an overweight […]

Embraer and Republic Airways Firm Up Order for 100 E175s

Reading Time: 1 minute Embraer and Republic Airways, the world’s largest E-Jet operator, have signed a contract for a firm order of 100 E175 jets. This agreement was announced as a Letter of Intent (LoI) at the Farnborough Airshow, in July. The firm order has a value of USD 4.69 billion, based on current list prices, and will be […]

Embraer Delivers its 1,500th E-Jet to Horizon Air

Reading 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 […]