Embraer and American Airlines signed a firm order for 15 E175 jets with a 76-seat configuration on May 3. The contract has a value of $705 million, based on current list prices, with deliveries due to take place between March and November next year.
Combined with the airline’s three previous orders for the E175, this new contract brings the total number of E175s for American Airlines to 89. “We are thrilled that the E175 continues to be the right solution for American. This is American’s fourth order for the E175 since 2013 and their repeat order demonstrates how well the aircraft serves their business needs and the confidence they have in our platform,” said Charlie Hillis, vice president, sales and marketing, North America, Embraer Commercial Aviation.