Monday, 5 November 2018

American Airlines orders more E175 jets

American Airlines has ordered 15 Embraer E175 jets, worth $705 million, based on current list prices, real prices will be less than $600 million. The delivery for these new aircraft will be scheduled for 2020 and will be configured with a standard 76-seat layout, 12 in First Class and 64 in Main Cabin, including Main Cabin Extra seats.

American Airlines selected Envoy, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines Group, will operate the 15 aircraft,  "This new order from American Airlines continues to show the value that airlines place on our best-selling E175 aircraft," said Charlie Hillis, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, North America, Embraer Commercial Aviation. "We are fully committed to providing fleet solutions that have a positive bottom line impact, and our E175 leads the charge with over 80 percent market share in the North American market."