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An American E190 at LaGuardia Airport (Photo: AirlineGeeks | William Derrickson)

Evanescent Embraer: The E190’s Quickly Fading Presence in North America

One of the fallouts of the recent few months has been the rapid acceleration of retirements of aircraft that airlines believed were going to withstand a few more years. Peel back the emotional retirements like McDonnell-Douglas MD-80s and Boeing 747s and you will find some other noteworthy names fading into history, including the increased disappearance of the Embraer ERJ-190 from North America and for years to come. Coming off the back of the successful Embraer ERJ-170, the ERJ-190 was built…