E-Jets E2 order book is growing again with a conditional order announced at the
2014 Farnborough Air Show for up to 100 E175-E2s from Trans States Holdings of
St. Louis, USA. Trans States Holdings is
the parent company of Trans States Airlines, Compass Airlines and GoJet
Airlines. The agreement calls for 50
firm aircraft and options for an additional 50 jets. Deliveries for Trans States’ 76-seat, dual
class E175-E2s are scheduled to start in June 2020.
States Holdings has been an Embraer customer for more than twenty years. It currently operates some 70 ERJs and E-Jets through its Compass
Airlines and Trans States Airlines subsidiaries which fly those aircraft on
behalf of United Express, US Airways Express and Delta Connection.
date, Embraer has received orders, options and letters of intent for 550 E-Jets
E2s. The first new E2, and E190-E2, will
enter revenue service in 2018.
L-R: Richard Leach, President, Trans States
Holdings; Paulo Cesar Silva, President & CEO, Embraer Commercial Aviation.