November 21st, Binter of Spain incorporated the first E195-E2 jet into their fleet. The airline is the first European customer to receive the E195-E2 commercial aircraft. Binter has placed firm orders for five E195-E2.
This Embraer E195-E2 aircraft is an important step in the history of our company that will become as well a jet operator. This new milestone, which coincides with the celebration of the 30th anniversary of Binter, adds more advances to the ones that we have made in recent years, and that help to pursue our main objective: the improvement of the connecting of the Canary Islands, both inter-island and with external destinations.Binter’s President, Pedro Agustín del Castillo
The acquisition of the E195-E2 is part of Binter’s overall fleet modernisation initiative. The aircraft is configured with 132 seats in a single class.
The new aircraft will be deployed onto routes include eight cities in the Canary Islands, nine cities in Africa and two in Portugal.
In April, the E195-E2 received its Type Certificate from three regulatory authorities: ANAC, the Brazilian Civil Aviation Agency (Agência Nacional de Aviação Civil), the FAA (U.S. Federal Aviation Administration) and the EASA (European Aviation Safety Agency).
We’re extremely proud to deliver the first E195-E2 in Europe to such an accomplished regional airline. Binter will showcase the very best of the airplane as it expands its network to more cities.John Slattery, President & CEO, Embraer Commercial Aviation
Flight tests show that fuel consumption is 25.4% less per seat compared to the current-generation E195; maintenance costs are also 20% lower. The E195-E2 has the lowest levels of external noise and emissions in its class; the cumulative margin to ICAO Stage IV noise limit ranges from 19 to 20 EPNdB.
The E195-E2 features new ultra-high bypass ratio engines, a completely new wing, full fly-by-wire controls and new landing gear. Compared to the first-generation E195, 75% of aircraft systems are new.
The E195-E2 has 3 additional seat rows. The cabin can be configured with 120 seats in two classes, or up to 146-seats in a single class layout.
For the E-Jets program, Embraer has logged more than 1,800 orders and 1,500 aircraft have been delivered.