Embraer (EMB, Sao Jose dos Campos) has announced that an undisclosed customer ordered five E195-E2s to support its "exciting new plans for future growth".

Four aircraft will be delivered in 2023, with the fifth scheduled for early 2024. The manufacturer did not provide any hints as to the customer's identity.

Embraer has so far built forty-two E195-E2s with a further 187 on order, the ch-aviation fleets advanced module shows. The type's largest existing customer is KLM cityhopper (WA, Amsterdam Schiphol) with 13 in its fleet, although eventually, Azul Linhas Aéreas Brasileiras (AD, Sao Paulo Viracopos) is poised to become the leader with ten already in service and a further 54 on order.