The acquisition of the Brazilian-made Embraer brings Copa's fleet total to 42 aircraft, and maintains its position among the youngest fleets in the region, with an average age of 4.2 years. In addition to its 15 Embraer jets, Copa operates 27 Boeing 737 Next Generation aircraft.
"The new Embraer 190 aircraft combines advanced navigation technology with
a seating configuration that provides greater comfort for our passengers,"
The Embraer 190 is an important part of the airline's growth plan, which includes acquisition of aircraft equipped with technology designed to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The Embraer 190 has seating capacity for 94 passengers, 10 in Business Class (Clase Ejecutiva) and 84 in the main cabin. The main cabin is configured with two seats on each side of the aisle without a middle seat.
About Copa Holdings
Copa Holdings, through its Copa Airlines and Aero Republica operating
subsidiaries, is a leading Latin American provider of passenger and cargo
service. Copa Airlines currently offers 136 daily scheduled flights to 42
destinations in 22 countries in North, Central and
SOURCE Copa Airlines