Jetairfly Receives First Embraer E190

Jetairfly, the Belgian subsidiary of TUI Travel, one of the world’s leading leisure travel groups, has received the first of two Embraer E190 leased from BOC Aviation, the Singapore-based aircraft leasing company. The aircraft was delivered during a ceremony at Embraer’s headquarters in São José dos Campos, Brazil. The second E190 is due to follow during the first semester of 2013.

Jetairfly’s Embraer E190s are configured with 112 slim line seats in a single-class layout. The company plans to operate the aircraft from Brussels airport to various destinations in its European network including Faro in Portugal, Málaga in Spain, and Zakynthos in Greece.

Jetairfly is a Belgian airline that was founded in November 2003 and has commenced operations in March 2004. It has grown to be the second largest airline in the country and carried more than 2.7 million passengers in 2012. This summer, Jetairfly will have a fleet of 21 aircraft deployed on medium and long haul routes. Thanks to an intensive modernization program, Jetairfly boasts the youngest and most modern fleet in Belgium. The airline flies to 105 destinations (163 routes) during the summer and to 46 destinations (60 routes) during the winter. Flights depart from Brussels, Ostend, Liège and Charleroi.

Jetairfly Embraer E190

The delivery to Jetairfly broadens the range of business applications of E-Jets. The 70- to 120- seat, four-aircraft family is flying today with low fare airlines, in regional networks, with full-service mainline carriers and now with tour operators, like TUI Travel.

Since entering revenue service in 2004, Embraer has received more than 1,000 E-Jet orders. There are over 60 customers from 40 countries who are operating E-Jets. More than 900 E-Jets have been delivered to customers around the world.

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