Embraer Receives TechCare Boost

Embraer has signed new maintenance deals and extended agreements with several airlines for its TechCare portfolio of services. Switzerland’s Helvetic Airways has expanded its pool contract, adding seven E190s to the current agreement already supporting four of its aircraft. France’s

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Newquay Builds Domestic Connections

Cornwall Airport Newquay has won a host of new UK routes for 2020. The complex will welcome four services from Loganair, helping boost connectivity between the South West and the East of England and Scotland. The links are to Newcastle,

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Certification Hat-trick for Embraer Praetor 500

The Praetor 500, Embraer’s new midsize business jet has been granted its type certificate by the European Union’s Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and by the US Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The executive jet received regulatory approval from Brazil’s Civil Aviation

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First Look: Azul Accepts Maiden E195-E2

Embraer has handed over an initial E195-E2 to launch customer Azul during a ceremony at the manufacturer’s São José dos Campos facility. The carrier, which has taken the jet on lease from AerCap, holds firm orders for 51 examples of

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Embraer Builds on Half Century

At an event marking the manufacturer’s 50th anniversary, Embraer confirmed it is expanding its Eugênio de Melo site, near São Paulo, Brazil. Once completed, the $30m investment will increase the facility’s footprint from 754,000 sq ft (70,000m²) to 1.2m sq

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Embraer TechLion on Tour

Following its debut at the Paris Air Show, Embraer’s new E195-E2 in its ‘TechLion’ livery – has embarked on a global demonstration tour. The first stop for the jet – nicknamed the profit hunter – was Xiamen, China and it

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Airbus Delays Hit JetBlue Capacity Growth

JetBlue Airways has reduced its growth forecast, citing a slowdown in aircraft deliveries. During a quarterly earnings call on July 23, the company revealed it will receive just six Airbus A321neo jets instead of the 13 originally planned. The prospect

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Embraer Clinches KLM E2 Breakthrough

KLM Cityhopper has announced plans to purchase up to 35 Embraer E195-E2 jets. The intention, which still requires a formal purchase agreement, comprises 15 firm orders with purchase rights for a further 20 of the model. Should all options be

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Air Peace Orders up to 30 E2s

Air Peace is to become the first African operator of Embraer E-2 family aircraft. The airline, Nigeria’s largest, has signed a firm order for ten Pratt & Whitney PW1900G-powered E195-E2s with purchase rights for a further 20. The deal, worth up

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First Embraer E-Jet for Mauritania Airlines

Brazilian aircraft manufacturer, Embraer has handed over the first E175 to Mauritania Airlines at a ceremony held at its headquarters in São José dos Campos. The jet, 5T-CLL (c/n 17000786) is part of a $93.8m two aircraft order placed by

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