Embraer has announced that Hainan Airlines subsidiary Tianjin Airlines has agreed to purchase 40 Embraer E-Jets, comprising 20 E-Jets and 20 E-Jets E2, in an order valued $2.1 billion at current list prices, becoming the first Chinese airline to order the E-Jets E2 model. According to Embraer, the first current generation E-Jet will be delivered in 2015, and the first E-Jet E2 is scheduled for delivery in 2018. “Embraer E190s have been the cornerstone of our regional expansion strategy ...

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