Air Astana presents its new snow leopard-styled plane
The Nursultan Nazarbayev International Airport hosted a presentation of a new jet - Embraer 190-E2. It was presented at Air Astana’s Aviation Technical Centre.
Embraer 190-E2 has been the first E2 aircraft in CIS and one of the five ones leased from AerCap. The new jet is a modernized version of Embraer E-Jets family which has been operated in Kazakhstan since 2011. This is a twin-engine narrow-bodied passenger plane of a short and medium range with a maximum flying distance of 5,278km. The Embraer 190-E2 has new generation engines with an accessory gearbox and significantly improved wing aerodynamics.