Second generation

The Embraer E190-E2 has entered service. Mark Broadbent reports on the refreshed, reengined E-Jet


The larger 73-inch fan diameter on the Embraer E190-E2’s Pratt & Whitney PW1900G geared turbofans is apparent in this shot of the first customer jet, Widerøe’s LN-WEA (c/n 190200), pictured following its arrival in Bergen.
Tim Mayer/AirTeamImages

The first customer Embraer E190-E2, LN-WEA (c/n 19020009), entered service on schedule with launch operator Widerøe at the end of April on the Norwegian regional airline’s Bergen to Tromsø route. The carrier accepted the aircraft at the manufacturer’s São José dos Campos facility near São Paulo at the start of the month.

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