The 100-seat Embraer 190 powered by GE CF34 engines received type certification from Brazilian certification authority CTA "on schedule," Embraer said yesterday, moving it one step closer to delivery to launch customer JetBlue. US FAA is expected to follow shortly with its own type certification. JetBlue has 100 firm orders for the aircraft with another 100 options. Embraer and JetBlue discounted earlier reports that certification and delivery would be delayed or that a deadline would be ...

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