Embraer Celebrates 1800th E-Jet Delivery

A Royal Jordanian Airlines Embraer E190-E2 jet.
Photo Credit: Embraer

Embraer recently celebrated a landmark achievement in the history of its E-Jet program – the delivery of the 1800th production aircraft.

This milestone highlights the program’s enduring success and solidifies the E-Jet’s position in the regional aviation market sector.

The landmark delivery took place at Embraer’s facility in São José dos Campos, Brazil. The aircraft, an E190-E2 variant, was delivered to national carrier Royal Jordanian Airlines (RJ).

This also continues a strong and enduring partnership between the two companies. The latest addition brings RJ’s E2 fleet to three aircraft, with a total of eight E2s still on order.

From 2004: The E-Jet Program

Launched in 2004, the E-Jet program has revolutionized regional aviation. These versatile jets are now known for their efficiency and passenger comfort.

They have now become a mainstay fleets across the world. E-Jets have a presence in over 90 airlines and leasing companies, operating in more than 60 countries.

The program’s impressive track record speaks for itself. E-Jets have transported a staggering two billion passengers on a remarkable 26 million flights. Overall, this represents a total distance of 140 million kilometers flown.

The E190-E2, the latest evolution of the E-Jet family, pushes the boundaries of efficiency even further. This advanced-generation aircraft boasts the quietest, lowest polluting, and most fuel-efficient operation in the under-150 seat market segment.

Airlines seeking to optimize their operations and environmental footprint are increasingly recognizing the significant advantages offered by the E2.

Stakeholders Comments

Industry leaders were enthusiastic about the program’s milestone and the positive impact of the E2 aircraft.

Samer Majali, Vice Chairman and CEO of Royal Jordanian Airlines, directed his comments towards the aircraft compatibility. He highlighted the E2’s perfect alignment with their strategic goals for regional connectivity and growth.

He praised the aircraft’s exceptional efficiency, flexibility, and passenger comfort. All of these factors contribute to fleet modernization and a more sustainable future for aviation.

John Evans, CEO and Founder of Azorra, the lessor involved in the delivery, echoed similar sentiments.

He expressed his honor at being part of this milestone and emphasized the bright future he sees for the E2 family, citing their efficiency, passenger experience, and economic advantages.

Embraer Focus: ‘Excellence and Continuous Improvement’

Arjan Meijer, President and CEO of Embraer Commercial Aviation, attributed the E-Jet program’s longevity to Embraer’s unwavering focus on excellence and continuous improvement.

He emphasized the significance of the milestone being achieved alongside key partners like RJ and Azorra.

Looking ahead, Meijer reiterated Embraer’s commitment to making their aircraft even better.

Excitingly, he announced that later this year, the company will unveil further performance enhancements for the E2s.

These advancements will undoubtedly solidify the E2’s position at the forefront of technological innovation in the regional jet market.

The E2’s dominance extends beyond just fuel efficiency. Airlines consistently praise the aircraft for its low noise emissions, exceptional reliability, and focus on passenger comfort.

These attributes, combined with Embraer’s dedication to continuous improvement, ensure that the E-Jet program will continue to soar to new heights for many years to come.

About Royal Jordanian Airlines

Royal Jordanian, the leading carrier in the Levant region, boasts a rich history dating back to 1963 when it was established as the national airline of Jordan.

The airline serves as a vital bridge, connecting Jordan with the wider world. RJ takes pride in its role as an ambassador for Jordan, promoting tourism, trade, and the country’s renowned hospitality.

Operating a modern fleet from its hub in Amman, RJ offers extensive connectivity to a wide range of destinations spanning Europe, the Middle East, North America, and Asia.

As a member of the prestigious oneworld alliance, RJ provides its passengers with seamless travel experiences across a vast network encompassing over 1,000 airports in 170 countries.

Click the banner to subscribe to our weekly newsleter.

Click the photo to join our WhatsApp channel so then you can stay up to date with everything going on in the aviation industry!

By Len Varley - Assistant Editor 5 Min Read
5 Min Read
You Might Also Enjoy