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An Embraer E190-E2 at the Paris Air Show (Photo: Marc Lacoste [CC BY-SA 4.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0)], from Wikimedia Commons)

Binter Enters Into Maintenance Agreement with Embraer for E195-E2

Continuing the trend of manufacturer-sponsored maintenance programs, Embraer announced on April 10, 2019, that it has signed a multi-year Total Support Program (TSP) agreement with Binter, the European launch customer of the E195-E2, to support Binter’s new E195-E2 fleet.  The Embraer E195-E2 is the largest variant of Embraer’s E2 family, successor to the current E-jet variants which entered service in 2004. The first generation E-jet family includes the E170, E175, E190, and E195.  Binter, celebrating their 30th anniversary this year,…

Photos: United Celebrates the Queen of the Skies at SFO…

On Oct. 8, United opened its maintenance base at San Francisco International Airport (SFO) up to airline employees and their families for the carrier's annual SFO Family Day. This year was special, though, as the airline celebrated the end of an era, saying goodbye to the Boeing 747 fleet. [envira-gallery id="16323"]…

A Milestone and World Record: Aircraft Mechanic Celebrates 75 Years…

Seniority plays a major role throughout the airline industry, and Azreil “Al” Blackman certainly tops the charts. At 16-years-old, Mr. Blackman graduated from Aviation High School in New York City before taking on a role as an apprentice in a sheet metal shop. In this role, he was working for American…