American Airlines Orders 15 Additional Embraer E175 Jets

By Paul Riegler on 5 November 2018
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American Airlines' terminal at JFK

American Airlines’ terminal at JFK

Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer announced that American Airlines placed a firm order for 15 additional E175 regional jets. The deal is valued at $705 million based on current list prices.

The 76-seat aircrafts are expected to be delivered in 2020.

The new order will bring the airline’s total number of E175s to 104. The airline most recently placed an order in May 2018 for 15.

The E175 jet is a stretch version of the E170 and was introduced in 2005. It seats 76 passengers in a dual-class configuration.

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