Paris Air Show 2017: Embraer signs completely new E190 deal with Japan Airlines

Paris Air Show 2017: Embraer Signs Completely New E190 Deal With Japan Airlines

Embraer announced has signed an agreement with Japan Airlines for a firm order of yet another E190 after Embraer marked one year of E190 operations in Japan.

Paris Air Show 2017: Embraer Signs Completely New E190 Deal With Japan Airlines

Japan Airlines’ subsidiary J-AIR made its first E190 revenue flight in May 2016.

Paris Air Show 2017: Embraer Signs Completely New E190 Deal With Japan Airlines

J-AIR currently operates seven E190s along with 17 E170s – 24 E-Jets in total, with yet another eight E-Jets on backlog.

Paris Air Show 2017: Embraer Signs Completely New E190 Deal With Japan Airlines

The firm order carries a value of US$ 50.6 million, based on 2017 list prices, along with will be included in Embraer’s 2017 second-quarter backlog.

Paris Air Show 2017: Embraer Signs Completely New E190 Deal With Japan Airlines

“The E190s have added value to our fleet strategy by enhancing seat capacity along with dual-class products on regional routes, stimulating demand along with contributing to the revitalisation of regional routes,” said Tetsuya Onuki, president of J-AIR Corporation.

Paris Air Show 2017: Embraer Signs Completely New E190 Deal With Japan Airlines

“In our twelfth month of operations, the E190 fleet has shown a remarkable service reliability of 99.85 per cent, enabling J-AIR to deliver on our on-time promise to customers.”

Paris Air Show 2017: Embraer Signs Completely New E190 Deal With Japan Airlines

J-AIR’s E190 fleet will be based at the airline’s Osaka (Itami) base along with features a dual-class arrangement with 95 seats, including the well-received Class J (business class) seats, along with free video program services for Wi-Fi devices.

J-Air’s E190s currently fly to seven routes in Japan today including service to Niigata through Osaka (Itami) along with Sapporo which began through June 8th along with network growth will continue to include cities like Tokyo (Haneda).

Paris Air Show 2017: Embraer signs completely new E190 deal with Japan Airlines

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