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Clement Charpentreau
Dubai Airshow: Embraer signs first contracts

Since the beginning of Dubai Airshow 2019, Embraer received firm orders for three E195-E2 regional jets from Air Peace in Nigeria, and for three E190s from the Egyptian company CIAF Leasing....


Boeing-Embraer joint venture: KC-390 becomes C-390 Millenium
Clement Charpentreau
Boeing-Embraer joint venture: KC-390 becomes C-390 Millenium

During Dubai Airshow 2019, Boeing and Embraer made official their second joint venture to develop and sell the KC-390 multi-mission airlifter, renamed C-390 Millennium. The organization has yet to receive regulatory approvals....


Clement Charpentreau
Embraer-Boeing merger delayed by European Commission

The European Commission suspended its investigation into the takeover of Embraer by Boeing, saying it did not receive sufficient information from both parties. As a consequence,  the final decision of the regulator should be postponed to March 2020....


Ruta Burbaite
KLM firms $2.5 billion order for 21 Embraer E195-E2 jets

Already being the largest Embraer operator in Europe, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines is ‘hopping’ on to more Embraer jets. On November 12, 2019, the Dutch airline firmed an order for 21 E195-E2 jets, including purchase rights for a further 14 aircraft in a deal valued at almost $2.5 billion....


Clement Charpentreau
Envoy Air E-145 skids off Chicago runway during snowstorm

As the heavy snow blanketing Chicago forced airlines to cancel more than a thousand flights, an American Airlines Embraer ERJ-145 skidded off the runway of O’Hare International airport. No injuries were reported....


Clement Charpentreau
Republic Airways E-175 loses control during climbing

A Republic Airways Embraer ERJ-175 with six people and four crew members on board was affected by a trim runaway just after taking off from Atlanta. After being in a stalling situation, the pilots managed to regain control of their aircraft and land back in their departing airport....


Zivile Zalagenaite
Azul moves forward with fleet modernization

Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras, a Brazilian airline, reports that its fleet modernization program is moving forward. The carrier added five new aircraft in the third quarter of 2019, and expects 12 aircraft to be delivered by the end of the year. It has also reported a step forward in previously announced plan to remarket its entire Embraer E190/195 fleet.   ...


Zivile Zalagenaite
Boeing-Embraer joint venture hits setback, is pushed to 2020

Initially hoping to finish procedures and form a joint venture by the end of 2019, Boeing and Embraer are now pushing the deadline to the following year after failing to receive approval by the European Commission. ...


AeroTime Team
Embraer delivers most popular E2 to launch operator

Embraer’s newest passenger aircraft, the E195-E2, is ready for service. The Brazilian manufacturer has made the first delivery to Irish leasing company AerCap and launch operator Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras (Azul Brazilian Airlines) on September 12, 2019. ...


Clement Charpentreau
Embraer delivers first KC-390 to the Brazilian Air Force

Embraer delivered the first KC-390 to the Brazilian Air Force (FAB) at the military base in Anapolis, in west-central Brazil....