Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras took delivery of its first Embraer E195-E2 aircraft, becoming the launch operator for that sub-model. AerCap, an Irish lessor, owns the aircraft.
The new sub-model offers 25% lower fuel consumption than previous iteration E195 aircraft. Azul’s active fleet includes 51 prior-generation E195 aircraft, per mba’s STAR Fleet database. The airline outfitted the plane with 136 economy class seats.