Embraer E175

General Information

Manufacturer: Embraer

Role: Narrow-body jet airliner

First flight: June 2003

Primary airlines: American Airlines, Aeromexico Connect, Azul Brazilian Airlines, Envoy Air, jetBlue Airways, Mesa Airlines, Republic Airways, SkyWest Airlines

Passenger seating: 76-88

Models: E170, E175E2, E190, E195 


  • Two underwing-mounted GE 34-8E-10 turbofan engines
  • One of the most spacious interiors of all single-aisle regional aircraft
  • Optimized design

Fun Facts

  • The company is the third largest manufacturer of airplanes in the world.
  • The E175 has a “double-bubble design” with more overhead space and two rows of overhead bins that fit 22-inch bags.
  • The windows measure at 185 square inches. By comparison, the E175 windows are larger than the windows found on the Boeing 787.

Type Rating

Pilots must earn their type rating in the Embraer E175 to be qualified to fly this aircraft. In most cases, the airline you fly for will get you type-rated.

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