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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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US/Brazilian Partnership takes Huge Step Forward

Embraer shareholders have voted overwhelmingly in support of the proposed strategic partnership between the Brazilian aircraft manufacturer and Boeing. At an extraordinary general shareholders meeting, held at Embraer’s headquarters in Brazil, they voted 96.8% in favour of the proposal that

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Major Expansion for Air Botswana

Air Botswana is set to improve domestic connectivity and boost its expansion within the wider region. The carrier will introduce connections from Francistown to both Kasane and Maun within the country, as well as recommencing direct flights between Gaborone/Sir Seretse

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How Many Aircraft Did Embraer Deliver in 2018?

Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer has revealed how many jets it delivered to customers over the past twelve months. The firm handed over 90 commercial aircraft in 2018, in line with its projection of 85 to 95 examples. Of the 90,

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Boeing and Embraer Detail $4.2bn Deal

Boeing and Embraer have approved terms of a joint venture deal that would see the US aircraft manufacturer hold an 80% ownership stake in the South American airframer’s commercial aircraft and services operation. Under the deal – valued at US$4.2bn

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Embraer’s ‘Shark’ Completes World Tour

Embraer E190-E2, PR-ZGQ (c/n 19020004), painted in a shark livery has completed a five-month global demonstration tour in a bid to drum up business for the manufacturer’s second-generation E-Jet aircraft. The tour – which was launched at the Farnborough Airshow

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