EMBRAER 190 jets will enable Air Astana to develop new markets


São José dos Campos, November 17, 2009 Embraer is pleased to welcome the expanding Kazakhstan flag carrier Air Astana to its E-Jets family of customers. The airline will operate two EMBRAER 190 jets out of Almaty, Kazakhstan, under a newly ratified agreement with the U.S. aircraft leasing company Jetscape, Inc., based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This deal is already included in Embraer’s firm order backlog for the third quarter of 2009.

Both EMBRAER 190s – configured in a dual-class layout, featuring nine seats in first class and 88 in economy – are scheduled for delivery in the first quarter of 2011.