Milestone for Embraer With The E195-E2 - Looking at Orders
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September 18, 2019 - by Scott Hamilton for leehamnews.com
Embraer passed a milestone last week with the delivery of the first E195-E2, to Azul Airlines of Brazil.
The airplane is the largest Embraer has designed. It's bigger than the KC-390 tanker-transport. It's longer than the Boeing 737-8 but shorter than the Boeing 737-9. It carries 146 passengers in high density configuration.
The marketing head for Embraer's US offices says the E195-E2 will be the sales leader while the CEO of Embraer Commercial Aviation, John Slattery, said it will account for a third of program sales.
Either way, LNA's Bjorn Fehrm was on site for the delivery and tomorrow will begin a series of articles analyzing the design of the E195-E2 and its economics compared with its nearest competitor, the Airbus A220.
Embraer's firm order skyline remains dominated by the E175-E1, according to an analysis of data by LNA.
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