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Embraer and United Airlines sign contract for up to 39 E175s worth $1.9 billion

Christian Fernsby |
Embraer announced that it has signed a contract with United Airlines for up to 39 E175s.

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The order comprises 20 firm aircraft and 19 options in a 70-seat configuration.

The order has a value of USD 1.9 billion, based on Embraer’s current list prices, with all options being exercised.

The firm order will be included on Embraer’s 2019 second-quarter backlog.

Deliveries are expected to begin in the second quarter of 2020.

These aircraft will replace older 70-seat aircraft currently operated by United’s regional partners.

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