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Friday, December 14, 2012

Embraer 190, 195 Receive Russian Type Certificates

Russia’s Interstate Aviation Committee (IAC) issued type certificates for the Embraer 190 and 195 jets, opening the door for Russian airlines to introduce the aircraft on regional routes.

(Embraer E190 jet)

“We see tremendous potential in the Russian market, which has such a rich aviation history. I’m confident that these two E-Jets can bring new operating efficiencies to Russian airlines and help them succeed in a fast-growing domestic market,” said Paulo Cesar Silva, president and CEO of Embraer.

Embraer estimates domestic air traffic in Russia to grow at an annual average rate of 5.6 percent per year in Russia, with a demand for about 300 new aircraft in the 90-120-seat category over the next 20 years. More 

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