(18/01/23)  Embraer has secured a firm order for 15 new E195-E2 aircraft from an undisclosed customer.

The order is valued at US$1.17 billion at list prices.

The E195-E2 has a range of 2,600nm (4,815km) and can seat up to 146 people in a single class configuration with 28″ pitch seats, or 132 people with 31″ pitch seats.

If the buyer were to decide to configure the aircraft with a three-class cabin, the jet could seat, for example, 120 people of which 12 would have 36″ pitch seats, 24 would get 34″ seats and 84 would be seated in 31″ pitch seats.

Tail fin of an Embraer E2 jet. Picture by Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com Click to enlarge.

Tail fin of an Embraer E2 jet. Picture by Steven Howard of TravelNewsAsia.com

Headquartered in Brazil, Embraer manufactures aircraft for commercial and executive aviation, defense and security, as well as agricultural customers.

Not including the E170, E175 or other aircraft, the company has thus far received a total of 568 firm orders for the E190 (3 in backlog), 172 for the E195 (none in backlog), 20 for the E190-E2 (3 in backlog) and 201 firm orders for the E195-E2 with 38 already delivered to leave a backlog of 163.

Since it was founded in 1969, Embraer has delivered more than 8,000 aircraft that today transport approximately 145+ million passengers per year.

On average, an aircraft manufactured by Embraer takes off somewhere in the world about every 10 seconds.

The company also provides after-sales services & support through a worldwide network of wholly-owned entities and authorized agents.

Embraer maintains industrial units, offices, service and parts distribution centers in the Americas, Africa, Asia, and Europe.

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