US Airways Places Embraer Aircraft Order
Monday, April 10, 2006
To all flight training students interested in what you may be flying in the future -- here's what's US Airways is now purchasing.
It was recently announced that under a new agreement with Brazilian aircraft manufacturer, Embraer, US Airways will convert their order for 57 undelivered Embraer 170s into 25 firm Embraer 190 aircraft and 32 additional firm Embraer 190 aircraft, that are subject to reconfirmation by US Airways. The amendment to their order also includes up to 50 options to other aircraft in the Embraer 170/190 family. Deliveries under this new agreement will start in November of this year; These new aircraft will be powered by GE CF34-10E aircraft engines.
The recent merger of US Airways and America West created the fifth largest U.S. airline, employing 35,000 aviation professionals. US Airways, US Airways Shuttle and US Airways Express operate approximately 3,700 flights every day, serving more than 230 cities in the U.S., Europe, Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean.
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