The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) has issued the type certificate for the Embraer E2 family. Scootthe low-cost airline linked to SIngapore Airlines will receive the first E190-E2 next year.
THE E190-E2 And E195-E2 have been certified by three key civil aviation authorities: the FAA (United States), EASA (Europe) and ANAC (Brazil) in 2018 and 2019 respectively. “We welcome the type certification of the E190-E2 and E195-E2 and thank CAAS for its thorough assessment”said Mr. Raul Villaron, Vice President and Head of Asia Pacific at Embraer Commercial Aviation. “This is another milestone as we work to bring Embraer’s modern, fuel-efficient E190-E2 to flight under the livery of Scoot in 2024.”
According to Embraer, the E190-E2 and E195-E2 were designed “building on the 20 million hours of experience accumulated by the first generation of E-Jets, ensuring that the E2 aircraft are modern and advanced, while retaining the maturity and reliability of previous generation aircraft ». Recently, Embraer and CAE announced the creation of a state-of-the-art E2 flight simulator and training program in Singapore. training of the pilots, whose operations will begin by the end of this year. The full flight simulator is based at the Singapore-CAE Flight Training Center, located at the SIA Training Center.
Scoot will be the launch customer for the E2 family of jets, an evolution of the successful E-Jet series. The first of the E190-E2s is expected to be delivered in March. In addition to the Singapore low-cost airline, SKS Airways, of Malaysia, is also about to get the aircraft. In May, the airline also signed a lease agreement with Azorra to receive 10 E195-E2s which will operate from a central airport in Kuala Lumpur.