Tuesday, September 25, 2012

Myanma Airways acquires Emb-190s

Posted by- Neelam Mathews
Sept 25, 2012

Myanma Airways, the flag carrier of Myanmar, has acquired two EMBRAER 190s under a lease agreement with GE Capital Aviation Services (GECAS), the commercial aircraft leasing and financing arm of GE.  The aircraft are the first modern 100-seater jets to be introduced in the country. The E190s will be delivered by year end. 

Each E190 is configured with 100 seats in a single class layout. The two E-Jets are part of the airline’s fleet modernization plan. In addition to deployment on domestic routes, the E190’s 2,400 nm (4.448 km) range gives Myanma Airways the capability to fly to new Asian destinations as the flag-carrier of Myanmar. 

Paulo Cesar Silva, Embraer President, Commercial Aviation said: “We look forward to further supporting the growth and enhancement of the dynamic air transport market in Myanmar, a country which is seeing an increasing importance on the international business scene.” 

In Asia Pacific, over 200 Embraer commercial aircraft are in service with more than twenty operators. 
For  those heading to Yangon-

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