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Royal Jordanian Airlines and Embraer have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to introduce two variants of Embraer’s superior E2 jets to its fleet: the E190-E2 and E195-E2. In complete, the airline intends to function 10 new Embraer jets to optimally serve short-haul routes inside the area.
The settlement was signed on the Istanbul Air Show by RJ Vice Chairman/CEO Samer Majali and Arjan Meijer, CEO Embraer Commercial Aircraft. Majali stated that introducing the new extremely fuel-efficient Embraers is a part of its total plane modernisation plan that features each renewing and rising the fleet that’s deployed on 2-hour flights from Amman to locations inside the Levant. He added that the airline’s strategic plan will additional increase RJ’s place as the popular airline within the area by providing improved connectivity to a wider community, positioning Amman because the main gateway to the Levant.
He added that following in depth feasibility research to resolve on the very best plane to substitute the at present working E195 and E175, RJ chosen the Embraer E2 plane to finest match its monetary goals and community technique. RJ has been working Embraer plane for 15 years now and selecting the identical authentic sort of plane helps cut back the funding value of pilot coaching and spare components provisioning while additionally reducing crew scheduling and upkeep prices, Majali stated. The plane ought to present up to 25% gas financial savings per seat in contrast to the present plane leading to working value financial savings in addition to vital carbon emissions reductions supporting the airline’s environmentally pleasant technique.
The E195-E2 will seat 12 passengers in Crown Class and 108 in Economy and the smaller E190-E2 can have the identical variety of Crown Class seats and 80 within the Economy Class. All plane will probably be fitted with the most recent 4 abreast enterprise class seats with spectacular 53-inch legroom and wonderful seat recline as well as to the availability of particular person moveable I pads. The financial system cabin will characteristic the new slimline seats, additionally in a 4 abreast configuration with no center seat.
The complete plane will probably be fitted with extra-large overhead bins, temper lighting, leather-based seats, and wi-fi connectivity inside the plane for leisure as well as to full web, searching, and communication functionality with the bottom networks throughout flight.
Arjan Meijer stated, “Embraer is honored to be selected by RJ to provide the next generation of regional aircraft to their fleet. The E2 family of advanced-generation E-Jets offers the quietest, lowest polluting, and most fuel-efficient aircraft in the under 150-seat market. We are proud to continue our long association with Royal Jordanian.”
Royal Jordanian just lately introduced the plan to modernise its narrow-body fleet of plane to substitute these at present working and to add new ones with the announcement of its choice of A320neo household as its future fleet. At the identical time, negotiations with Boeing are nonetheless ongoing to develop the present fleet of wide-body plane adopted by the scheduled alternative of its present fleet within the close to future. The airline’s plan is to enhance the fleet dimension from the 24 plane at present working to over 40 plane over the following 5 years.
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