The first E175 + Embraer for KLM Cityhopper

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On 18 March 2016, KLM received the first Embraer E175 from the fleet, an aircraft allocated to the subsidiary KLM Cityhopper. The new aircraft will allow the Dutch company to streamline its operations on short and medium flights.

Compared to the previous E175 model, the new E175 + comes with technical improvements and increased aerodynamic performance. Fuel consumption is lower by 6.4% compared to the similar model of the older generation.

Until 2018, KLM Cityhopper will have a fleet of 17 Embraer E175 + aircraft and 30 of Embraer E190 aircraft, thus forming the largest Embraer fleet in Europe. Simultaneously with the arrival of the new aircraft, KLM Cityhopper will eliminate the current Fokker 70 from the fleet.

E175 + Embraer for KLM Cityhopper

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By standardizing the fleet, KLM Cityhopper will reduce the expenses with the navigating staff. Embraer E175 + and Embraer E190 have identical cockpits, which means that pilots do not need special training. The interiors of the 2 models are configured in the same way, the only difference being the transport capacity. Embraer E175 + can carry 88 passengers, and Embraer E190 can carry up to 100 passengers.

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At 27 March 2016, the first commercial flight was operated on the Amsterdam - Stavanger route. And in the near future, the aircraft will also fly to Brussels, Ålesund, Torp Sandefjord, Turin and Manchester. As the new Embraer E175 + will enter the fleet, they will cover all European destinations operated by KLM Cityhopper.

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  1. [...] daily. The KLM Cityhopper fleet consists of 30 of Embraer E190 aircraft, 13 Fokker 70 aircraft and 3 Embraer E175 aircraft. But the development plan will lead to a uniformization of the fleet. In 2017, KLM Cityhopper will […]

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