Scoot Confirms Order for brand spanking new Embraer E190-E2 Plane
Scoot, the low-cost provider and subsidiary of Singapore Airways, has chosen the Embraer E190-E2 plane to assist unlock its enlargement plans within the Asia-Pacific area.
On Tuesday, March 23, the Singapore-based airline confirmed that it’s going to take supply of 9 E190-E2s so as to add to its rising fleet. The deal was first introduced in February, and the plane will likely be delivered to Scoot through a lease settlement with business plane lessor Azzora, which at the moment holds a backlog of Embraer plane in its fleet of 77 airplanes.
The Singaporean low-cost airline, established in 2011, at the moment operates flights to 66 locations throughout 18 nations however plans for vital enlargement.
The 112-seat narrowbody jets will add to Scoot’s fleet of 48 plane, together with 10 Boeing 787 Dreamliners and 5 Airbus A320neos. Nevertheless, these smaller, single-aisle plane from Embraer will assist Scoot function extra brief and medium-haul routes to lesser-served regional airports.
Scoot is scheduled to take supply of its first E2 plane in 2024, with the remaining eight planes to be delivered all through 2025.
“The settlement to incorporate 9 new E190-E2 plane in our fleet permits us to proceed working a contemporary and fuel-efficient fleet, and assist our community progress technique by serving thinner routes to non-metro locations out of Singapore,” stated Leslie Thng, CEO of Scoot.
“As the primary Singaporean provider to function the E2s, we’re excited to be working with our companions at Embraer to enhance our community connectivity and enhance journey choices for our prospects.”
John Evans, CEO of Azorra, stated: “We’re thrilled to assist Scoot and its thrilling enlargement plan to serve extra brief and medium-haul flights throughout Southeast Asia. Scoot’s collection of the E2 is a convincing endorsement of Embraer’s E2 product line and the crossover phase. With the addition of E2s, Scoot turns into the primary Singapore-based airline to function crossover plane, demonstrating the rising capability rationalization development amongst operators globally.”
The E190-E2s are one of many newest plane fashions to be launched by Embraer and have been first launched by the Brazilian plane producer in 2018. A number of airways worldwide use E2s of their fleet, together with KLM, Azul, Royal Jordanian, and TUI. Nevertheless, Scoot will change into the primary airline in Southeast Asia to take supply of the jets.
The plane may also assist Scoot to fulfill its sustainability targets, because of its state-of-the-art aerodynamics, wing design, and modern applied sciences, which assist to ship a 25% discount in carbon emissions in comparison with the earlier technology of Embraer jets.
“We welcome Scoot because the area’s first main operator of the E2,” stated Arjan Meijer, CEO of Embraer Business Aviation. “The staff at our APAC headquarters in Singapore is proud to assist the airline in its quest to reinforce connectivity and progress within the area, supporting the additional growth of its Singapore hub.
“That is the worth the E2 brings to airways – complementing bigger narrowbodies to develop and keep networks. Passengers will benefit from the distinctive consolation of Embraer’s signature two-by-two-seat configuration and fashionable inside. Work is already underway to organize for the plane’s entry into service.”