American Airlines Places Firm Order for Seven E175s at Paris Air Show 2023

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American Airlines has signed a firm order with Embraer for seven new E175s, which its wholly-owned subsidiary, Envoy Air, will operate. With deliveries to begin in Q4 2023, Envoy’s fleet of E-Jets will grow to over 141 aircraft by the end of 2024. The contract value is US$403.4 million at the list price and will be included in Embraer’s 2023 Q2 backlog. This new order demonstrates the importance of the E175 to connectivity across the United States, despite the constraints currently affecting the US regional sector.

Embraer’s E175 is a hardworking aircraft delivering essential and dependable service to communities across the North American market since it entered service in 2005. Its comfort, high performance, and efficiency have made it the backbone of the US regional network, with over 620 aircraft sold and an 86% market share since 2013. Customers appreciate Embraer’s trademark two-by-two seating, which means no one has to endure a middle seat. The worldwide E170/E175 fleet has accumulated over 18 million flight hours, with Envoy having flown 1.1 million of these hours.

“Our journey with Embraer began 25 years ago with the ERJ145, and our partnership continues to grow today as we take these additional aircraft and grow our all-Ejet fleet,” said Pedro Fábregas, President & CEO of Envoy. “Not only are our customers happy with the aircraft, but the jet’s outstanding performance and reliability have allowed us to continue to provide excellent service to American Airlines and the thousands of customers we serve every day.”

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The E175’s outstanding performance and reliability have made it a popular choice among airlines operating in the US regional sector, where it has come to dominate the market. Despite the industry’s challenges, the E175 remains an economic lifeline to communities nationwide, providing essential air connectivity.

“We thank American Airlines and Envoy for their long partnership with Embraer,” said Arjan Meijer, CEO and President of Embraer Commercial Aviation. “It’s hard to exaggerate the impact this hardworking aircraft has every day, delivering essential, dependable service and an economic lifeline to communities across the North American market.”

In conclusion, American Airlines’ firm order for seven new E175s from Embraer further cements the aircraft’s importance to connectivity across the United States. With its comfort, high performance, and efficiency, the E175 has become the backbone of the US regional network, providing essential air connectivity to communities nationwide. The aircraft’s outstanding performance and reliability have made it a popular choice among airlines, and its market dominance looks set to continue.

Hence, Have you ever flown on an Embraer E175? What was your experience like?

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