Lufthansa CityLine gets its first Embraer 195
Today, Embraer delivered the first EMBRAER 195 jet to Germany’s Lufthansa at the Company’s headquarters in São José dos Campos, Brazil.
The aircraft will be operated by Lufthansa CityLine, the wholly owned regional partner of the German carrier and one of the five partners in the Lufthansa Regional family. The original deal was announced in June 2007, with the confirmation of 30 firm orders for the EMBRAER 190 jet, including options to take any model of the E-Jets family.
Lufthansa CityLine’s EMBRAER 195 is configured for 116 passengers in a dual-class layout, with a moveable divider. Based at the carrier’s hub in Munich, the E-Jets will develop new routes and expand Lufthansa’s regional outreac.
“Lufthansa is very proud to take delivery of the first EMBRAER 195 for CityLine,” said Nico Buchholz, Lufthansa Senior Vice President, Corporate Fleet. “With a total of 20 E-Jets for CityLine and ten already delivered to Air Dolomiti and Augsburg Airways, Lufthansa will continue its strive to further upgrade its fleet to offer its customers an unrivalled premium product on its regional network, with exceptional levels of comfort.”