February 22, 2024

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First KLM Cityhopper Embraer 195-E2 touches down at Schiphol

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The initial Embraer 195-E2 from Brazil arrived at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol this afternoon. The new aircraft style is equally quieter and extra inexpensive than its predecessor the Embraer 190. The 195-E2 employs 9{46dd52bca0123ad67b2d1222819e83fd0a56e45ca5068239f05f0c514f1e20f9} less fuel for every flight and hence emits 31{46dd52bca0123ad67b2d1222819e83fd0a56e45ca5068239f05f0c514f1e20f9} considerably less CO2 for each passenger in comparison with the E-190. This new sort is also 63{46dd52bca0123ad67b2d1222819e83fd0a56e45ca5068239f05f0c514f1e20f9} quieter than the Embraer 190. Fleet renewal varieties an vital portion of KLM’s tactic in the direction of earning its operations additional sustainable. 7 new aircraft of this variety will be signing up for the KLM Cityhopper fleet this yr. KLM has ordered a overall of 25.

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The hottest addition to the fleet will be taken into procedure for destinations within just the European network. The plane can have 132 passengers, making it the most significant in the KLM Cityhopper fleet, which now is composed of 32 Embraer 190s and 17 Embraer 175s. In addition to remarkably tiny noise in the cabin, passengers get to get pleasure from the particular temper lighting, ergonomically developed seats, extra legroom, USB connections and larger baggage bins.

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Warner Rootliep, Running Director KLM Cityhopper: “Not only is the 195-E2 an economically beautiful aircraft, it also matches beautifully within just our Fly Responsibly sustainability approach. This will empower KLM to make its personal operations and the sector as a whole additional sustainable. Now, far more than ever just before, we’re committed to reducing the affect we have on our environment and our ecological footprint. At current, fleet renewal will make the most significant contribution in direction of reducing CO2 emissions.”

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Europe’s most important Embraer fleet

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The new plane will be taken into operation on 1 March, functioning its 1st flight to Warsaw. Prior to graduation of the summer months plan, KLM Cityhopper will just take four new 195-E2s into procedure.

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“We’re amazingly happy that with KLC, we’ve been ready to make these a large contribution toward creating KLM’s European community in modern years. The extra productive, sustainable and snug 195-E2 serves to fortify our aggressive place,” provides Warner.

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As of now, KLM Cityhopper’s fleet is composed of 50 plane. This will make KLM’s Embraer fleet the biggest in Europe. A further six aircraft will observe this year, with the remaining 18 currently being shipped in the several years ahead. KLM also has an option on a additional 10 195-E2s.

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