Helvetic Airways receives its first Embraer E195-E2.

Helvetic Airways of Switzerland received the first of four new E195-E2 aircraft today at Embraer’s facility in São José dos Campos. Helvetic will receive three further E195-E2s by the end of next month, July 2021.

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Helvetic ordered 12 E-Jet E2s in 2018 to support its fleet renewal initiative. The airline also holds purchase rights for an additional 12 aircraft.

“With the delivery of the first of our four new Embraer E195-E2s, our fleet renewal is on plan to be completed by the end of July,” said Tobias Pogorevc, CEO of Helvetic Airways, at the delivery media conference today. “The structural changes in the demand for air travel that have emerged in recent months vindicate the strategic choices we made back in 2018,”

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