This aircraft, with 106 seats, is one of three new-generation models of the E-Jet E2 family.
The regional jet aircraft E190-E2 was introduced at the Paris Airshow for the first time in 2013. It held its first trial in São José dos Campos, Brazil on May 23, 2016.
By the end of February 2018, the E190-E2 was certified for operation before being commissioned by Norwegian carrier Wideroe on April 24.
By the end of the second quarter of 2018, 50 E190-E2 aircraft had been ordered, three of which were put into service for the carrier Wideroe. The remaining 47 aircraft belonged to major aircraft leasing firms such as Aircastle, Aercap, ICBC and Hainan Airlines.
E190-E2 aircraft specifications:
Range of operation: Carrying a full load of passengers, the aircraft’s range extends to 5,428km.
Engine: Pratt & Whitney PurePower® Geared Turbofan delivers powerful performance, while minimising external noise and emissions.
Materials: The shell material of the aircraft is a combination of aluminum and composite, which reduces maintenance costs and simplifies maintenance process.
Thanks to the new engine, optimised wing design, aerodynamics and aircraft control technology through the 4th Generation fly-by-wire, the E190-E2 has led to significant improvements, saving 17.3 per cent of fuel burn compared with previous models.
Configuration: There are three types of jet aircraft including 96 seats, 106 seats and 114 seats. The business-level seat’s step width is 52 inches, while the economy-level seat’s width is 29 to 31 inches. Each seat is equipped with a power outlet, which facilitates the use of electronic equipment throughout the journey.
The in-house wireless wifi system allows passengers to access the aerial entertainment system with mobile phone.