Mauritania Airlines sign contract with Embraer for 2 E175 aircraft

Embraer and Mauritania Airlines have announced the airline has placed a firm order for two E175 jets, the companies said.

The contract has a value of USD 93.8 million, based on current list prices, and will be included in Embraer´s 2018 third-quarter backlog.

Mauritania Airlines will configure both aircraft with 76 seats in a comfortable dual class layout. Deliveries will take place in 2019.

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, redefining the traditional concept of regional aircraft.

Mauritania Airlines International is the leader carrier in Western Africa, serves more than 10 destinations across Africa and Europe from its base at Nouakchott-Oumtounsy International Airport in Mauritania´s capital city of Nouakchott. The Mauritanian flag-carrier operates a fleet which includes one Next-Generation 737-800, one Next Generation 737-700 one 737 MAX 8 and one ERJ 145.