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Windroe Embraer E190-E2 PR-EFL.
Windroe Embraer E190-E2 PR-EFL.

Embraer E190-E2 completes first revenue flight

Embraer’s brand new E190-E2 has completed it’s first revenue flight with launch customer Widerøe. The aircraft bearing registration LN-WEA and operated as flight WF622 from Bergen airport to Tromsø Airport.

The flight marks the entry into service of the first of Embraer’s three new E-jets. The deliveries of the larger E195-E2 are planned to start in 2019and the smaller E175-E2 in 2021.

John Slattery, President & CEO, Embraer Commercial Aviation
“This is a truly historic day for the E-Jets program and for Embraer, The first revenue flight is the crowning achievement of years of hard work and planning. I know Widerøe’s customers are going to love flying on a such a green airplane.”

Stein Nilsen, President & CEO, Widerøe
“Today, we’re celebrating the beginning of a new era for Widerøe. It’s the first jet in our fleet. And we’ll always have the distinction of being the first airline to fly the E2. We see a bright future with our new E2 jets.”

Widerøe will take delivery of two more E190-E2s this year and holds purchase rights for an additional 12 E2s.

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