Brazil’s Embraer E190 aircraft debuts in Japan

11 May 2016

The E190 jet of Brazilian aeronautical company Embraer made its debut in Japan at the service of J-Air, a subsidiary of Japan Airlines, the company said in a statement.

The inaugural flight took place between the cities of Osaka and Kagoshima, with the introduction of the E190 in the J-Air fleet increasing the current number of Embraer’s E-Jets operating in Japan to 28.

The E190 has been configured by JAL in two classes with leather seats is the third model of the E-Jets family to operate in Japan in addition to the E170 and E175 jets, which already fly there.

J-Air currently employs a total of 17 E170 jets, while Fuji Dream Airlines flies three E170s and seven E175s.

Embraer is the only company to build a family of four aircraft specifically for the 70-130-seat segment, and since the launch of this programme has had over 1,700 orders and made more than 1,200 deliveries.

Embraer was founded in 1969, operates in the Commercial Aviation, Executive Aviation, Defense & Security and Agricultural Aviation segments and is a world leader in the construction of commercial jets with up to 130 seats. (macauhub/BR)