1-Aug-2012 8:20 AM

Conviasa orders six E190s with 14 options

Conviasa and Embraer announced (31-Jul-2012) a firm order for six E190s. The agreement also includes 14 purchase options for the E190 with a list price of USD271.2 million. Deliveries are expected to begin by the end of 2012. Embraer president Paulo Cesar Silva said, “It is a great satisfaction to receive this order from Conviasa, the eleventh customer of the E-Jets family in Latin American and the Caribbean region, a market projected to grow an average of 7% per year over the next 20 years.” Conviasa president César Martínez Ruiz said, “We consider the E190 jet to be a fundamental part of the process of renovating Conviasa’s fleet. These airplanes will allow us to increase connections on both domestic and international routes.” [more - original PR]