EMBRAER 175S FOR AMERICAN AIRLINES
Embraer has announced a firm order valued at $705 million for 15 E175 jets from American Airlines. Combined with the airline’s three previous orders for E175 aircraft, American Airlines now has an order for 89 E175 aircraft. Charlie Hillis, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, North America, Embraer Commercial Aviation said, “We are thrilled that the E175 continues to be the right solution for American. This is American’s fourth order for the E175 since 2013 and their repeat order demonstrates how well the aircraft serves their business needs and the confidence they have in our platform.” American Airlines selected Envoy, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines Group, to operate the E175, which will be configured with a total of 76 seats, being 12 in First Class and 64 in Main Cabin including Main Cabin Extra seats.