Embraer delivers 250th private jet, 7 E-jets for commercial use

Embraer, a Brazilian aerospace manufacturer, delivered a total of 28 aircraft in the third quarter of 2020. The delivery list showed that the planemaker accomplished 21 executive aircraft orders of which 19 were light and the other 2 large jets. Embraer also handed over 7 commercial aircraft....


Alaska Airlines launches Embraer E175 jet service in Alaska

Alaska Airlines launched regional jet services in the state of Alaska on the Embraer E175 aircraft. The airline announced that the E175 would be operated by Alaska Airlines’ regional partner and sister-company Horizon Air. The air carrier Alaska Airlines claimed that moving 76-seat Embraer E175 jets onto Alaska routes would help to increase regional flight frequencies among Anchorage and Fairbanks....


AirAsia Philippines looks for contributor to secure fresh capital

Ricky Isla, the CEO of AirAsia Philippines, the Philippine affiliate air carrier of AirAsia Group, announced that the airline started negotiations among financial institutions in order to secure fresh capital and keep itself afloat....


Azul certified to adapt Embraer E195 for cargo

Azul, a Brazil based carrier, has received certification to adapt its four Embraer E195 regional jets into dedicated cargo freighters. Three more E195s will follow, pushing the airline’s cargo jet fleet to a total of six aircraft....


Passengers leave & re-enter Flybe Embraer E195 during evacuation

Smoke and fumes invading Flybe Embraer 195 cabin resulted in an emergency evacuation. During the event, some passengers exited and re-entered the aircraft while others sustained minor injuries trying to leave via overwing doors and rear slides, Britain’s Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) reported on September 17, 2020....


China Airlines subsidiary to retire whole Embraer E-190 fleet

Mandarin Airlines, a subsidiary of the Taiwanese carrier China Airlines, confirmed the gradual retirement plan of its Embraer E-190 fleet – the only fleet of Embraer aircraft in Taiwan.  ...


Embraer to ax 900 staff, blames COVID-19 and Boeing partnership

Embraer, a Brazilian aircraft producer, announced 900 layoffs, as COVID-19 and the company’s termination of the partnership with Boeing has reportedly incited a 4.5% reduction to its global workforce....


Embraer pushes back E175-E2 introduction to 2023

In a financial statement released on August 5, 2020, Embraer reported second-quarter losses and a steep drop in revenue, yet the company indicates that it remains in “a stable overall position.” However, the introduction of the E175-E2 was delayed due to the current situation in the market....


Embraer introduces medical evacuation-modified Phenom 300MED

Embraer has introduced a new medical evacuation (Medevac) solution to the market, with its latest modifications to the Phenom 300E private jet....


LOT Embraer E195 suffers two bird strikes in two take-offs

A LOT Polish Airlines Embraer E195 was involved in an unfortunate series of events, as it suffered a bird strike twice as it attempted to take off towards Mallorca, Spain....