(26 May 2021)
Embraer has launched a new aftermarket solution that
converts ERJ145 jets into semi-private aircraft.
which includes premium seats, will be possible through a
supplemental type certificate (STC). All ERJ145 aircraft will be eligible.
assesses customer needs to offer innovative solutions and support
new market requirements, which is why we developed the new
semi-private conversion,” said Marsha Woelber, Head of Worldwide
Executive Jets Customer Support & Aftermarket Sales, Embraer
Service & Support. “We have identified this opportunity given the growing number of aircraft with semi-private interiors, which have
doubled in two years, from 21 in 2019 to more than 40 in 2021.
With the pandemic, we believe this number will increase even
The 50-seat ERJ145 aircraft can now be configured
from 16 to 28 premium seats with one seat configuration on each
side of the aisle, increasing social distancing and comfort.
features are a flat floor and the removal of the overhead bins,
which widen passengers’ personal space. The full conversion
process can be performed at Embraer Owned Service Centers.
Embraer is targeting passengers who usually travel
first class and may require more suitable flight options. The
ERJ145 semi-private jet allows such customers to avoid main crowded airports and save
time, providing a premium experience to the passengers who will
board from and disembark at a private terminal.
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