Air Astana takes delivery of second Embraer E190-E2

Lauren Eldershaw
By Lauren Eldershaw March 14, 2019 16:30

Air Astana takes delivery of second Embraer E190-E2

Air Astana has taken delivery of the second of five new generation Embraer E190-E2 aircraft covered under a leasing agreement signed with Aercap in 2017. The remaining three aircraft are scheduled for delivery by the end of 2019. The Embraer E190-E2 aircraft will gradually replace older Embraer E190s in the fleet.

Air Astana operates the Embraer E190-E2 airliner on domestic services across Kazakhstan, as well as to destinations in Russia, Central Asia, the Caucasus, Ukraine and China. The first commercial service for the newest aircraft will on the Almaty-Uralsk domestic route on the 31st March 2019.

The first E2 aircraft was delivered to Air Astana in December 2018 and featured a special Snow Leopard livery.

Lauren Eldershaw
By Lauren Eldershaw March 14, 2019 16:30