Brazil-based Embraer has delivered the first two E195 jets to Tianjin Airlines, the launch customer of this aircraft model in China, the company said.
These two aircraft are part of the sales agreement Tianjin Airlines signed with Embraer in 2014 for 20 E195 and 20 E190 E2 jets, during Chinese President Xi Jinping´s visit to Brazil.
Currently, Tianjin Airlines operates 45 Embraer E190 aircraft in its fleet in China, mainly serving secondary trunk lines and regional lines.
To date, Embraer Commercial Aviation has achieved an 80 percent share of the Chinese regional aviation market. Currently, Embraer has 224 firm orders in China, including 188 firm order (21 aircraft are pending government approval) for commercial jets, 130 of which have been delivered.
Embraer is a manufacturer of commercial jets that seat up to 130 passengers. Nearly 900 aircraft from the 37, 44 and 50-seat ERJ 145 family of regional jets have been delivered to airlines since their introduction in 1996. The E-Jet family includes four larger aircraft that have between 70 and 130 seats.
Embraer S.A. (NYSE: ERJ; BM&FBOVESPA: EMBR3) is a manufacturer of commercial jets up to 130 seats, and one of Brazil´s leading exporters. Embraer´s headquarters are located in Sao Jose dos Campos, Sao Paulo, and it has offices, industrial operations and customer service facilities in Brazil, China, France, Portugal, Singapore, and the US. Founded in 1969, the company designs, develops, manufactures and sells aircraft and systems for the commercial aviation, executive aviation, and defense and security segments.