São José dos Campos, July 19, 2006 – Embraer today announced that it will offer
EMBRAER 170/190 family aircraft in high-capacity variants as a response to the growing interest among airlines, which are focused on maximizing their revenue potential in specific markets.
No structural changes or new testing will be necessary to certify the new EMBRAER 170/190 configurations, which are specified below.
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Great news for the airlines. I wonder if FlyBe has anything to do with this or wether they can convert their orders to the HD config. E195?
Also, Embraer is reporting that the E190/5 have shown to have 3% greater fuel efficiency as a result of improved manufacturing technics and reduced drag. More info here: