KLM Cityhopper has received its first Embraer E195-E2. This first E2 delivery to the carrier, and lessor ICBC Aviation Leasing, brings the total number of Embraer jets in the KLM Cityhopper fleet to 50.
The Brazilian company delivered a total of 130 jets in 2020 as a whole, comprised of 44 commercial aircraft and 86 executive jets - down by 35 per cent on figures seen in 2019.
Embraer is preparing to premiere an animated short film ‘O Voo do Impossível’ (freely translated as ‘The Flight of the Impossible”) in celebration of the 90th birthday of Ozires Silva.
The national carrier of Belarus plans to deploy their new aircraft on popular routes such as London, Barcelona, Nur-Sultan, Munich, Paris, Sochi, and Amsterdam.
Eve Urban Air Mobility Solutions has been spun off from Embraer as a new, independent company dedicated to accelerating the urban air mobility ecosystem.
The pandemic particularly affected Embraer Commercial Aviation, which experienced a 75 per cent reduction in aircraft deliveries during the first half of 2020.
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Boeing has scrapped a proposed deal with Embraer to create a joint commercial aviation business. The agreement, valued at $4.2 billion, had been under discussion for two-years, and aimed to boost Boeing in the lucrative single-aisle segment.
Embraer delivered a total of 198 jets in 2019, of which 89 were commercial aircraft and 109 were executive jets. The figure represents an increase of nine per cent when compared to 2018, when the company delivered a total of 181 jets.
Embraer and SkyWest have finalised a firm order for 20 E175 jets in a 76-seat configuration. The deal has a value of US$972 million, based on 2019 list prices, with deliveries expected to begin in the second half of 2020.
Boeing and Embraer have welcomed the unconditional approval of their strategic partnership by the Administrative Council for Economic Defence’s general-superintendence in Brazil.
Air Kiribati has received its first E190-E2 jet. Embraer announced the contract with the government of Kiribati, in partnership with its national airline, in December 2018.