American Airlines signs new contract with Embraer for 15 E175s

Embraer has announced it has signed firm order with American Airlines Inc. for 15 E175 jets in a 76-seat configuration, the company said.

The contract has a value of USD 705 million, based on current list prices, and will be included in Embraer´s 2018 fourth-quarter backlog. Deliveries will take place in 2020.

Combined with the airline´s previous orders for the E175, this new contract results in a total of 104 E175 jets for American Airlines since 2013. The most recent order took place in May 2018 for 15 aircraft.

American Airlines selected Envoy, a wholly owned subsidiary of American Airlines Group, to operate the 15 aircraft.

Embraer is the world´s leading manufacturer of commercial jets up to 150 seats. The Company has 100 customers from all over the world operating the ERJ and E-Jet families of aircraft. For the E-Jets program alone, Embraer has logged more than 1,800 orders and 1,400 deliveries.