Kuwaiti airline Wataniya Airways has signed a firm order with Embraer for 10 E195-E2 aircraft, which includes 10 purchase rights for the same model, bringing the total potential order to up to 20 aircraft, the company said.
The order has an estimated value of USD 1.3 billion, at current list price, with all the purchase rights being confirmed. The deliveries will start in 2020.
The airline will configure the E195-E2 in comfortable layout of 118 seats, with 12 in business class and 106 in economy class.
Embraer is a global company headquartered in Brazil with businesses in commercial and executive aviation, defense & security. The company designs, develops, manufactures and markets aircraft and systems, providing customer support and services.
Wataniya Airways (K.S.C.) maintains its hub in the Sheikh Saad Terminal in Kuwait while its corporate headquarters were on the property of Kuwait International Airport, Al Farwaniyah Governorate, Kuwait.