Embraer Commercial Aviation welcomes Saratov-based Saratov Airlines (Saravia) as the first E-Jet customer in Russia. The airline has leased two E195s that will start operations in the coming weeks. The E190 and E195 were certified by Russia’s Interstate Aviation Committee in December 2012. The E195s will be configured with 114 seats in dual class and deployed from the airline’s base at Saratov Airport. The aircraft are planned for scheduled services as well as for charter flights to Dubai, Europe, Asia and Africa in association with Saratov’s tour partner, Magellan.