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Embraer delivers 1,500th E-Jet to Horizon Air

Brazillian airframer Embraer has delivered the 1,500th aircraft of it’s E-Jet family to Horizon Air. The airline which is a subsidiary of Alaska Air will have a fleet of 26 E175 by the end of the year, with four more jets scheduled for delivery in 2019.

John Slattery, President & CEO, Embraer Commercial Aviation.
“Delivering our 1,500
th E-Jet is no small feat. Over the years we have continuously worked to outperform in order to offer our customers the best solution for their business models, and the E-Jet family’s success in the market is proof of that effort and thought process within the Company,”

Embraer launched the E-Jet family at the 1999 Paris Airshow. The first aircraft from the family – the Embraer 170 made its first flight on 19 February 2002. The aircraft began operations with launch customer LOT Polish Airlines in March 2004.

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