Sunday, June 17, 2012

AeroSvit and Dniproavia welcome first Embraer 190

The Ukrainian airline Dniproavia is taking over it´s first two (UR-DSA and UR-DSB) of ten ordered Embraer 190 in these days. The two jets both will be operated for the partner-airline AeroSvit. Dniproavia signed the agreemant for a total of ten Embraer 190 with options for another five jets in January 2011. The deal had an value of 400 million US$ and would increase to 600 million US$, if the options would be converted to orders. Originally, the delivery of the first jets was scheduled for the forth quarter of 2011.

AeroSvit fleet primary consists of Boeing 737 and Boeing 767, while Dniproavia operates a fleet with several Embraer 145 and some Boeing 737. Nowadays Dniproavia already operates some planes for AeroSvit. The Embraer 190 will be used on both international and domestic routes.

AeroSvit and Dniproavia are members of the Ukrainian Aviation Group. Beside this two carriers, Donbassaero is a member of the group. The Ukrainian aviation market is dominated by the three carriers and the competitor Ukraine International Airlines. The Ukrainian Aviation Group ie operating an big international and national network.

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