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India’s Star Air Begins Embraer E175 Aircraft Service

India’s all-Embraer jet operator, Star Air, has commenced passenger revenue service with their first Embraer E175. The flight took place on Saturday, May 13, 2023 with the two-class E175 flying the Bangalore-Hyderabad-Jamnagar-Bangalore route.


Star Air Inaugurates Embraer E175 Service - Courtesy Embraer

On Wednesday (May 17, 2023), Embraer announced that India’s all-Embraer jet operator, Star Air, has commenced passenger revenue service with their first two-class Embraer E175. The inaugural flight took place on Saturday May 13, 2023 with the aircraft operating on the Bangalore-Hyderabad-Jamnagar-Bangalore route. Star Air has leased four E175s, expanding their existing fleet of five Embraer ERJ 145s. The carrier offers service to multiple destinations across India which are part of the UDAN scheme. Star Air is the first airline in India to offer Business Class seats on domestic routes. The Embraer E175 is the airframer's best selling model and one of the most-sold aircraft in the world. In the U.S., the E175 is the market leader in the up to 150 seat market.


Star Air Becomes the First Airline in India to Offer Domestic Business Class Service - Courtesy Embraer


Headquartered in Brazil, Embraer is a global aerospace company and one of the leading manufacturers of aircraft with 70-150 seats, with more than 100 customers worldwide. The company maintains industrial units, offices and service/parts distribution centers across the Americas, Africa, Asia and Europe. Embraer also has businesses in Executive Aviation, Defense & Security, and Agricultural Aviation. Since the company’s founding in 1969, Embraer has delivered over 8,000 aircraft. Today, an Embraer aircraft takes off on average every ten seconds, carrying over 145 million passengers annually.



Source: Embraer

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