TOKYO August 28, 2014: JAL Group (JAL) has signed a firm order with Embraer S.A. for a total of 15 E-Jets comprising the E170 and the E190 jets models, as well as for an additional twelve E-Jets family options. New deliveries of E-Jets are scheduled from 2015.
E-Jets are designed from a double-bubble fuselage concept, which provide customers with more in-flight space than the other same-size jet. Additionally, E-Jets powered with the reliable GE CF34 engines that produce less noise and offer high level of operational efficiency.
Introduction of E-Jets will enable JAL to match capacity with demand on each route, as well as achieve improved on-time performance and reliability. The airline is looking forward to expanding its regional network more efficiently and strives to provide customers with better convenience.