22-Jul-2010 8:58 AM

Farnborough: Republic Airways plans to acquire 24 Embraer 190 jets

Republic Airways Holdings signed (21-Jul-2010) a LoI with Embraer to acquire 24 new E190 aircraft, with the option to convert any aircraft in the order to the larger E195. The LoI is subject to final documentation, including final commercial terms. Deliveries are scheduled to commence in mid 2011, with the first six aircraft arriving by the end of the year. E190 are to be configured in 99-seat, single-class layout, while the E195 would be configured with 116 seats. [more]