Embraer “Shark” Profit Hunter E190-E2 starts China demo tour

The Embraer “Shark” E190-E2 starts its China demo tour

The Embraer E190-E2 demo aircraft with a striking “shark” paint scheme begins its demonstration tour of China November 1st, ending November 20th, as part of the E190-E2 worldwide demonstration tour.

The aircraft will visit several challenging airports in China to show the capabilities of the quietest, cleanest and most efficient new generation single-aisle aircraft in the segment, especially when operating in demanding market.

The tour of China follows successful tours of the US, Africa, Europe and most recently Asia Pacific where the E190-E2 demonstrated excellent long-range capability with flights of almost six hours.

The demo trip also includes the aircraft’s debut at the 12th China International Aviation & Aerospace Exhibition that will take place from November 6 to November 11 in the southern Chinese city of Zhuhai.

“At the end of this year, Embraer will deliver the first E190-E2 to Fuzhou Airlines, our E-Jets E2 launch customer in China. The efficiency and reliability of E-Jets E2 will enable airlines to profitably grow and open new markets.” said Guo Qing, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for China, Embraer Commercial Aviation.

The E190-E2 is the first of three new E-Jets E2s that Embraer is developing to succeed its first-generation E-Jets. Compared to the first generation E190, the E190-E2 burns 17.3% less fuel and nearly 10% less than its direct competitor. This makes it the most efficient single-aisle aircraft on the market. The E190-E2 brings more flexibility with maximum range of up to 5300 km or about 1000 km longer than the first generation E190.

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