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Colorful Guizhou Airlines to commence operations

Colorful Guizhou ERJ 190-100 (15)(Flt)(Embraer)(LRW)

Colorful Guizhou Airlines (Guiyang, Guizhou Province, China) has announced it will commence operations on December 28 with Embraer E190s. As previously announced by Embraer on June 15, 2015, the manufacturer had concluded an agreement with the new airline for 17 E190s.

CGA is the first locally-owned airline in China’s Guizhou Province. The contract is for seven firm orders with the first delivery in December 2015.

Colorful Guizhou Airlines is Embraer’s fifth E-Jet customer in China and the first in the southwest of the country.

Colorful Guizhou Airlines was established by the Guizhou Industrial Investment (Group) Company, Limited.

CGA will target operating to cities in Guizhou and neighboring provinces. Its entrance marks the end of the absence of a locally-owned airline in Guizhou and the start of improvements to regional aviation in western China.

The scope of the carrier’s business covers transport of cargo, aviation advertising, mail delivery, cabin supply, catering industry, tourism and real estate industry. The airline is expected to start flying in 2015. The fleet plan calls for 30 aircraft by 2020, and between 120 and 140 in the future.”

Image: Embraer.

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Colorful Guizhou Airlines orders seven Embraer 190s

Colorful Guizhou ERJ 190-100 (15)(Flt)(Embraer)(LRW)

Embraer S.A. announced today at the 51st International Paris Air Show that it has concluded an agreement for 17 E190s with Colorful Guizhou Airlines, the first locally-owned airline in China’s Guizhou Province. The contract is for seven firm orders, which will be included in Embraer’s 2015 second-quarter backlog, and ten options and has an estimated value of USD 834 million at current list price if all options are exercised. The first aircraft is scheduled for delivery in 2015.

Colorful Guizhou Airlines is Embraer’s fifth E-Jet customer in China and the first in the southwest of the country.

Colorful Guizhou Airlines plans to inaugurate service this year. Established by the Guizhou Industrial Investment (Group) Co., LTD, it will target operating to cities in Guizhou and neighboring provinces. Its entrance marks the end of the absence of a locally-owned airline in Guizhou and the start of improvements to regional aviation in western China.

About Colorful Guizhou Airlines

With 1 billion RMB in registered capital, Colorful Guizhou Airlines is the first locally-owned airline in Guizhou Province. It is positioned as a “combination of regional airline and low cost trunk carrier” providing its customers with safe, punctual, comfortable and convenient air service. Its formation will help to promote local tourism and related industries, and further accelerate the development of the local economy.

Image: Embraer.