As predicted (ATWOnline, June 6), FlyBE placed an order to purchase up to 26 GE CF34-powered Embraer 195s, comprising 14 firm orders and 12 options with deliveries beginning in August 2006 and continuing to November 2007. According to Embraer, total value of the firm contract at list prices is $470 million with a potential of up to $870 million if all options are converted. FlyBE joins Swiss International Air Lines as a customer for the 195, although it appears FlyBE may be able to take ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"FlyBE opts for Embraer 195s for fleet renewal program" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions? ATWPlus@penton.com.