Embraer and industrial aviation lessor Azorra right this moment introduced a brand new eight plane cope with Royal Jordanian Airways, Jordan’s flag provider. The settlement will see the introduction of each the E190-E2 and E195-E2 to the airline’s fleet. Plane deliveries are anticipated to start in This autumn 2023.
The settlement covers eight industrial plane, 4 E190-E2 and 4 E195-E2, with an inventory value worth of $635M. Six plane, 4 E190-E2 and two E195-E2 come from Azorra’s present backlog with Embraer. Two additional E195-E2s are agency orders with Embraer instantly from the airline, which had been added to Embraer’s This autumn 2022 backlog as ‘undisclosed’.
Constructing on the announcement made by Royal Jordanian Airways (RJ) in October final 12 months, during which the airline revealed its plans to increase its fleet with new technology plane, E2 was particularly chosen for its superior efficiency and operational effectivity. The plane is aligned with RJ’s strategic objectives to resume and develop the fleet that’s deployed to locations inside the Levant. The airline’s strategic plan is to additional enhance RJ’s place as the popular airline within the area by providing improved connectivity to a wider community, positioning Amman because the main gateway to the Levant.
Samer Majali, Vice Chairman and CEO of Royal Jordanian Airways, mentioned: “Following intensive feasibility research, RJ chosen Embraer’s E2 as the perfect match for its monetary goals and community technique. RJ has been working Embraer plane for 15 years, and the E2 reduces the funding value of pilot coaching and spare elements provisioning considerably, while additionally reducing crew scheduling and upkeep prices. The plane additionally supplies 25% gas financial savings in comparison with present plane, leading to working value financial savings in addition to important carbon emissions reductions supporting the airline’s environmental technique and targets. We’re additionally happy to, as soon as once more, work with the Azorra group. We recognize their confidence in RJ and the E2”.
“We’re delighted to welcome Royal Jordanian as Azorra’s latest E2 buyer, persevering with our group’s longstanding relationship with the airline that started with a single Embraer E175 nicely over a decade in the past. Royal Jordanian’s number of the E2 underscores our perception that it’s a pure subsequent step for present E1 operators, offering subsequent technology financial and environmental efficiencies, whereas sustaining the familiarity and dependability provided by Embraer,” mentioned Azorra’s Chief Government Officer, John Evans.
Arjan Meijer, CEO, Embraer Business Aviation, mentioned, “We’re honored to be chosen by Royal Jordanian Airways to offer the subsequent technology of regional plane, a central a part of the airline’s main fleet modernization plan. The E2 household of advanced-generation jets supply the quietest, lowest polluting, and most fuel-efficient plane within the beneath 150-seat market. We’re proud to proceed our lengthy affiliation with Royal Jordanian, and welcome Azorra, who’re extraordinarily lively in our market, to yet one more Embraer deal.”
The E195-E2 will seat 12 passengers in Crown Class and 108 in Economic system. The smaller E190-E2 could have the identical variety of Crown Class seats and 80 in Economic system. All plane function Embraer’s signature ‘no center seat’ 2×2 seating, and enterprise class seats with a powerful 53-inch legroom. The economic system cabin will function new slimline seats, additionally in a 4 abreast configuration with no center seat. The plane additionally options extra-large overhead bins, temper lighting, leather-based seats and wi-fi connectivity for leisure along with full web looking, and communication functionality with floor networks throughout flight.
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