JetBlue takes delivery of First Embraer 190

Travel News Asia 14 September 2005

Embraer has delivered its first Embraer 190 to launch customer JetBlue Airways. JetBlue has placed firm orders for 101 Embraer 190s and expects to take delivery of approximately 18 of the new aircraft each year between 2005 and 2011. JetBlue service with its first E-Jet is expected to begin in November.

JetBlue's Embraer 190

JetBlue's Embraer 190 aircraft are configured with 100 leather seats in a two-by-two layout and a comfortable 33-32 inch pitch in one single class that ensures all customers an aisle or a window seat with easy access and movement throughout the cabin. JetBlue E-Jets are equipped with its customary in-seat entertainment system, featuring large 6.8 inch video screens, 36 channels of DIRECTV and up to 100 channels of XM Satellite Radio and, on flights longer than two hours, a selection of movies on FOX InFlight Premium Entertainment.

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