Dniprovavia orders 10 Embraer ERJ 190s

Dniproavia (Dnipropetrovsk) (member of the Ukrainian Aviation Group Alliance) has order 10 Embraer ERJ 190s, with options for another five jets. The aircraft will be operated by Dniproavia, in cooperation with associated company AeroSvit.

Dniproavia’s ERJ 190 jets will be configured in a comfortable dual-class layout, seating up to 104 passengers. The first two aircraft are scheduled for delivery in the fourth quarter of 2011. All ten airplanes will serve Alliance’s domestic and international destinations mainly from their Kiev Boryspil (KBP) hub.

The Ukrainian Aviation Group is a strategic alliance founded at the beginning of 2007 between two Ukrainian airlines: Donbassaero (www.donbass.aero) and AeroSvit (www.aerosvit.com). In October 2010 Dniproavia (www.dniproavia.com) officially joined the alliance.