Embraer Claims Its Largest Ever Jet Is ‘Profit Hunter’ For Airways

John Slattery, president & CEO of commercial aviation for Embraer, said Sunday that it’s the biggest plane Embraer has ever built and he expects airlines will recognize its value.
There will be low cost carriers as well as traditional flag carriers, so we are broadening our operational franchise,” Slattery said.
“It is very cheap to operate, it is very light and we believe airlines will be able to generate extra revenue and that’s why we’ve called it the profit hunter.
“We are going to introduce new customers to the Embraer E-jet family.
“We’ve extended it by 3 rows and we’ve improved the range by 600 nautical miles to 2,600,” he added.

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