Air International 2021-12
A.Spaeth - The other Swiss airline
Compared with the previous generation of Embraer E195s, the E2 has a reduced fuel consumption of 25% per seat, saving almost 3,000 tons of C02 emissions per aircraft per year
Helvetic Airways was established in 2003 and is proudly Swiss
Headquartered in Kloten, Helvetic has two hubs - Bern Airport (pictured here) and Zurich
According to EASA’s certification figures, the E2 is 15 EPNdB quieter than its predecessor, which translates into a noise footprint reduction of 65%
Helvetic abandoned its typical LCC branding in 2006, opting instead for the highly distinctive Swiss flag
About every ten seconds (on average), an aircraft manufactured by Embraer takes off somewhere in the world, transporting more than 145 million people a year
The Embraer E2 family uses Pratt & Whitney engines
London City Airport welcomed its first Helvetic E190-E2, registered HB-AZG, on September 2, 2021
Line maintenance and trouble rectification of the Helvetic fleet take place at the airline's Bern Airport site
Helvetic was the first E2 operator to fly into London City. “We are convinced the E2 is perfectly suited to the requirements of business customers flying between the financial centres of London and Zurich,” said Tobias Pogorevc during the inaugural flight
All Helvetic pilots have the ability to fly both the E2 (pictured here) and E1, according to CEO Tobias Pogorevc