In Pics: A tour of Embraer's shark-themed profit hunter jet

Mar 27, 2019, 17:07 PM IST
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Brazilian aircraft manufacturer Embraer had made its E190-E2 commercial jet land in India last week. Sporting a shark livery to represent the aircraft’s ‘profit hunter’ status, the aircraft claims to be the world’s quietest, cleanest and most efficient new-generation single-aisle aircraft. Here are some pictures from the inside of the jet:

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Embraer E190-E2 Jet: Lower operating cost

Embraer E190-E2 Jet: Lower operating cost

The E190-E2 offers airlines the benefit of lower operating costs and is capable of achieving similar costs per seat of larger re-engined narrowbody aircraft.

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Embraer E190-E2 Jet: More routes

Embraer E190-E2 Jet: More routes

The E-Jets E2’s value proposition in the Asia Pacific region is its ability to enable airlines to sustainably develop more routes secondary or tertiary cities. These are routes that can potentially bypass the major metro airports such as Manila, Jakarta, Bangkok, New Delhi and Mumbai which are heavily congested.

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Embraer E190-E2 Jet: Demand for 10,550 new aircraft

Embraer E190-E2 Jet: Demand for 10,550 new aircraft

Embraer forecasts a demand for 10,550 new aircraft with up to 150 seats worldwide, worth USD 600 billion, over the next 20 years, more than 3,000 of which will originate from the Asia Pacific region, including China.

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Embraer E190-E2 Jet: Less fuel consumption

Embraer E190-E2 Jet: Less fuel consumption

Embraer claimed that the E-Jets E2 burns up to 10% less fuel than its direct competitor. The E190-E2 brings also more flexibility with a maximum range of up to 5,300 km or about 1,000 km longer than the first-generation E190.

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Embraer E190-E2 Jet: Longest maintenance intervals

Embraer E190-E2 Jet: Longest maintenance intervals

E190-E2 claims to be the aircraft with the longest maintenance intervals in the single-aisle market with 10,000 flight hours for basic checks and no calendar limit in typical E-Jets utilization.

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