Embraer S.A. has signed a firm order with JAL-Japan Airlines (Tokyo) for a total of 15 E-Jets comprising the E170 and the E190 jets models, as well as for an additional twelve E-Jets family options.
All aircraft will be operated by Japan Airlines’ wholly owned subsidiary, J-Air (Osaka-Itami Airport). This order is added to the existing 15 Embraer E170s that the airline currently flies. New deliveries of E-Jets are scheduled from 2015.
J-Air currently operates 176 daily flights across its network of 21 cities that include Osaka-Itami, Sapporo, Sendai, Kagoshima, Miyazaki, and Fukuoka.
Copyright Photo: Akira Uekawa/AirlinersGallery.com. Embraer ERJ 170-100ST JA218J (msn 17000314) completes its final approach at Tokyo (Haneda) in the old 2002 livery.
Copyright Photo: Adrian Arzenheimer. Embraer ERJ 170-100ST SP-LDC (msn 17000025) taxies at Zurich in the new scheme.
LOT Polish Airlines (Warsaw) has introduced a new logojet to promote tourism to Krakow and the surrounding Malopolska (Lesser Poland) region. Lesser Poland (also known as “Little Poland”, or Malopolska in Polish) is one of the historical regions of the country. The region forms the southeastern corner of Poland.
BA CityFlyer (British Airways) (Manchester and London-City) on September 3 took delivery of the first (of six) 76-seat Embraer ERJ 170-100ST (G-LCYD, msn 17000294) in a ceremony at Sao Jose dos Campos, Brazil. The BA subsidiary will operate the new type from London’s downtown City Airport.
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FDA-Fuji Dream Airlines (Shizuoka/Mt. Fuji) will launch operations tomorrow (July 23) per Airline Route Updates. The new airline will operate between the new airport at Shizuoka/Mt. Fuji (FSZ) and Komatsu with its new Embraer ERJ 170-100STs.