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Embraer Delivers the First E175 to United Airlines
São José dos Campos, Brazil, April 2, 2014 – At a ceremony held at the Company’s headquarters in São José dos Campos, Embraer this week delivered the first E175 jet to United Airlines. This aircraft is part of the contract signed between the two companies in April of 2013 for a firm order of 30 E175 jets.
The E175s will be operated by Mesa Airlines of Phoenix, AZ, under the United Express brand and are configured in a 76-seat dual class layout.
As the leader in the 70 to 130-seat jet segment, Embraer continues to invest in the E-Jets family which is flown by some 65 airlines from 45 countries.
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About Embraer Commercial Aviation
Embraer is the world leader in manufacturing commercial jets with up to 130 seats. About 900 airplanes of the ERJ 145 family of regional jets with 37, 44, and 50 seats, have been delivered to airlines since the aircraft were introduced to the market in 1996. The E-Jets family includes four aircraft that have from 70 to 130 seats. With their advanced engineering, high level of efficiency, ergonomic and spacious cabins with two seats on either side of the aisle, and attractive operating economics, the E170, E175, E190, and E195 established a new standard it their category. Since E-Jets entered service in 2004, Embraer has received more than 1,400 firm orders. Over 1,000 E-Jets have been delivered and are in service with some 65 airline companies from 45 countries. Embraer E-Jets are also popular with leasing companies – nearly thirty have added the aircraft to their portfolios. E-Jets are flying with mainline carriers, low-cost and regional airlines, and scheduled tour companies.
In 2013, Embraer launched the second generation of E-Jets, E-Jets E2, consisting of three new airplanes – E175-E2, E190-E2, and E195-E2 – in the 70 to 130 passenger segment. The E190-E2 is scheduled to enter revenue service in the first half of 2018 followed by the E195-E2 in 2019 and the E175-E2 in 2020.