JetBlue Airways has announced the reconfiguration of its Embraer E190 fleet to offer customers two more rows of its coveted Even More Space seats. For a small additional fee, sixteen seats in rows one, 12, 13 and 14 offer extra legroom and are now available on all of the airline’s 100-seat E190 aircraft.
Brazilian aerospace giant Embraer has signed a memorandum of understanding with ICBC Financial Leasing of China. The deal will see ICBC provide up to $2.5 billion in financing for planes over five years in one of the most promising markets for Embraer.
Embraer and Boeing have announced a cooperation agreement to work together to benefit their customers, their companies and the global aviation industry. The agreement establishes an important relationship between two of the world’s largest aerospace companies to cooperate in ways that enhance operational efficiency, safety and productivity, improve customer satisfaction and create value for both companies and their customers.
Boeing, Airbus and Embraer have signed a memorandum of understanding to work together on the development of drop-in, affordable aviation biofuels. The three leading airframe manufacturers agreed to seek collaborative opportunities to speak in unity to government, biofuel producers and other key stakeholders to support, promote and accelerate the availability of sustainable new jet fuel sources.
Embraer and Minsheng Financial Leasing have signed a memorandum of understanding for the purchase of 20 full line executive jets. In a ceremony held at Embraer’s headquarters in São José dos Campos, São Paulo, Brazil, both parties said the deal is expected to be fully converted into firm orders over the next five years with deliveries set to commence in 2011.
Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer has landed $1.4bn worth of orders from Chinese airlines as part of a move to boost trade between the two economic giants. The announcement includes firm orders for 20 aircrafts and an option to buy 15 more, and came as Brazil’s President Dilma Rouseff began her visit to China.
Aviation commentators are predicting an end to the global economic slump as aircraft orders continue to accumulate at the Farnborough International Air Show. A resurgent Airbus performed well, recording orders for over 130 aircraft, while rival Boeing secured 103 orders worth $10 billion.