American Airlines Places Another 50 Embraer E-175 Jets Order

American Airlines Places Another 50 Embraer E-175 Jets Order. American Airlines has signed a firm order for another 15 Embraer 175 aircraft.

Deliveries of the 76 jet aircraft will begin in 2020, says the Brazilian manufacturer.

American now has 104 E175 in order, adds Embraer, noting that the US airline recently placed an order for 15 units in May.

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American Airlines Places Another 50 Embraer E-175 Jets Order, pic: Embraer E-175

The new agreement has a price list value of USD 705 million. The aircraft will be operated by the US subsidiary of Envoy, with 76 seats divided between 12 first class and 64 economy.

Embraer estimates that its share in the North American aircraft market is 76 seats, or more than 80 percent, after having ordered approximately 435 E175 aircraft from regional airlines.