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Embraer E-175 Fact Sheet

Overview

In Jan. 2013, American Airlines announced a 12-year capacity purchase agreement with Republic Airlines to provide large regional jet flying as part of its plan to grow and enhance its regional fleet. The new aircraft deliveries mark an important step in the airline’s mission to diversify its regional fleet to better match customer demand.

Through the agreement, Republic Airlines will provide 47, 76-seat Embraer E-175 aircraft. These new two-class large regional jets allow American to offer customers more choices by adding frequencies and providing more opportunities for customers to travel in the First Class cabin to key business markets. The E-175s are the first American Eagle aircraft to offer Main Cabin Extra.

Cabin design colors and material selection on the E-175 are consistent with those on American’s new deliveries, affording customers a more seamless transition between cabin environments when connecting between the carriers. The E-175 also features modern cabin elements including full-size overhead bins, spacious lavatories, leather seating, and adjustable headrests. 

E-175 Quick Facts
  • The new Embraer E-175 aircraft will phase into operation at approximately 2 – 3 aircraft per month, beginning in August with all 47 aircraft in operation by first quarter of 2015.
     
  • These aircraft will be operated by Republic Airways under the American Eagle brand.
     
  • The E-175s will initially fly between Chicago O’Hare Airport (ORD) and Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (MSY); ORD and Albuquerque International Sunport (ABQ); and ORD and Pittsburgh International Airport (PIT).
     
  •  Later this year, American will expand its E-175 service with flights between Chicago O’Hare and Kansas City, Mo. (MCI), Minneapolis/St. Paul (MSP), Toronto, (YYZ),  Washington Reagan National (DCA), Houston Intercontinental (IAH), Newark, N.J. (EWR), Philadelphia (PHL), Salt Lake City (SLC), San Antonio (SAT), and Yampa Valley Airport (HDN) in Colorado.
     
  •  The Embraer E-175 features a two-class configuration with 12 First Class seats, 20 Main Cabin Extra seats that offer more legroom, and 44 seats in the Main Cabin.
     
  •  The aircraft will be the first in the American Eagle fleet to feature Main Cabin Extra, offering American’s valuable customers more seat choices.
     
  •  The E-175 will be the first American Eagle aircraft to offer Wi-Fi, which will be implemented in later phases of the aircraft roll-out. 

First Class Cabin

First Class Seats: The First Class cabin onboard the E-175 is outfitted with 12 leather seats arranged in a 1-2 configuration. Each seat offers the ability to recline, and features a four-way adjustable headrest. The seats also offer a large tray table to use for inflight beverage service or as a work surface.

Inflight Dining: First Class customers on flights greater than two hours in length can choose from a variety of menu selections during traditional meal windows. Inflight menus include choice of breakfast sandwich or cereal for breakfast, salad or sandwich for lunch and salad or cold entrée option for dinner.

Main Cabin

Comfortable Seats: The Main Cabin is outfitted with 20 Main Cabin Extra seats and 44 Main Cabin seats arranged in a 2-2 configuration. The Main Cabin seats onboard the E-175 offer more room than traditional American Eagle seating, and the aircraft are the first to offer Main Cabin Extra, which includes up to six inches of additional legroom and allows for greater personal space and convenient access when boarding and deplaning.

Food for Purchase: Sweet and savory snacks are available for purchase in the Main Cabin. A variety of sodas, juices, coffee and water are complimentary.


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