Congo Airways orders two E175 Jets from Embraer for USD 194m

Embraer has announced that Congo Airways has signed a firm order for two E175 aircraft, with purchase rights for an additional two, the company said.

The deal has a total value of USD 194.4 million at current list prices with all purchase rights exercised and will be added to Embraer´s 2019 fourth quarter backlog. The aircraft will be configured in a dual class layout seating 76 passengers in total, with 12 in business class. Deliveries will begin in the fourth quarter of 2020.

Embraer is global manufacturer of commercial aircraft up to 150 seats with more than 100 customers across the world. For the E-Jets program alone, Embraer has logged more than 1,800 orders and 1,500 aircraft have been delivered. Today, E-Jets are flying in the fleets of 80 customers in 50 countries. The versatile 70 to 150-seat family is flying with low-cost airlines as well as with regional and mainline network carriers.