Embraer on March 28 delivered the first E175 (5T-CLL) to Mauritania Airlines.
The airline signed a firm order with Embraer for two E175 jets in 2018. The contract has a value of USD $93.8 million.
The second aircraft will be delivered in the second quarter of 2019.
The E175 for Mauritania Airlines is configured with 76 seats in a comfortable dual class layout. The introduction of E175 is part of Mauritania’s fleet modernization, replacing old aircraft and complementing their modern narrow-body aircraft.
Embraer has 100 customers from all over the world operating the ERJ and E-Jet families of aircraft. For the E-Jets program alone, Embraer has logged more than 1,800 orders and 1,500 deliveries, redefining the traditional concept of regional aircraft.
Photos: Mauritania Airlines.