Nigerian foremost carrier, Air Peace has sealed the contract for three additional E195-E2s, confirming purchase rights from the original contract, signed in April this year.
With the new signing at the Dubai Airshow, Air Peace has made total firm order of 13 E195-E2s with 17 purchase rights for the same model, which delivery would begin in May next year.
These new E195-E2s will be included in Embraer’s 2019 fourth-quarter backlog and have a value of $212.6 million, based on Embraer’s current list prices.
The April signing made Air Peace the first launch customer of the new brand of E-jets in Africa and launch customer of the brand of business class configuration for its ordered airplanes worldwide.
The e195-E2s ordered by Air Peace will have dual configurations with 12-seater business class and 102-seater in the economy class.
The aircraft also comes in single configuration of all economy class of 144 seats.
Air Peace Chief of Finance and Administration, Mrs. Ejiroghene Eghagha who signed the new deal on behalf of the airline said, “The E195-E2 is the perfect aircraft to expand our domestic and regional operations and the new deliveries will ease our subsidiary fleet in the Air Peace Hopper to actualise our ‘no-city-left-behind initiative which we shall continue to execute”.