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KLM Cityhopper welcomes first Embraer E195-E2 to fleet




KLM Cityhopper welcomes first Embraer E195-E2 to fleet

KLM Cityhopper has acquired its to start with Embraer E195-E2 in a ceremony in Brazil.

This initial E2 shipping to the provider, and lessor ICBC Aviation Leasing, brings the complete amount of Embraer jets in the KLM Cityhopper fleet to 50.

The overall get for 35 jets, 25 agency orders with selections for ten additional, will be leased to KLM from ICBC Aviation Leasing (10) and Aircastle (15).

The regional subsidiary of KLM Royal Dutch Airlines just lately exercised four possibilities escalating the agency order from 21 to 25 jets, with the additional 4 plane coming from the Aircastle get-book.

“The new E2 is truly heading to make a variation,” said Warner Rootliep, controlling director of KLM Cityhopper.

“The addition of the E195-E2 to our fleet is a very important component of our plan to lessen our carbon footprint at least 50 for each cent for every pax/km by 2030.

“The 195-E2 is not only an economically desirable plane, it also fits beautifully in our sustainability initiative – Fly Responsibly.

“We are now far more than at any time committed to decreasing the impact of our environmental and ecological footprint.

“Fleet renewal is currently the greatest contributor to CO2 reduction.”

The E195-E2 is the fiftieth E-Jet to join the KLM Cityhopper fleet of 17 1st-generation E175s and 32 E190s.

The new E195-E2 is configured with 132 seats – 20 in small business, eight in economic system convenience, and 104 in financial state.

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Trans-Tasman vacation bubble opens for to start with time




Trans-Tasman travel bubble opens for first time

The Trans-Tasman bubble, linking Australia and New Zealand, has officially opened.

The initial flights landed in New Zealand earlier this morning.

The information marks an crucial milestone for Aussies and Kiwis who have not been ready to freely travel concerning the two nations due to the fact early 2020.

Travellers were greeted into Wellington Worldwide Airport with a distinctive ‘Welcome Whanau’ arrival, a collaboration involving Air New Zealand, Wellington NZ and Wellington Airport with help from New Zealand Māori Tourism and Tourism New Zealand.

René de Monchy, Tourism New Zealand chief government, said: “Today is a constructive step toward restoration as we welcome back the 1st global visitors.

“We hope that those people arriving into airports across New Zealand will sense our quintessential Kiwi welcome, with examples like Wellington’s runway Welcome Whānau banner extending our manaaki.”

Image: Jeff McEwan

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