Embraer subsidiary ECC Leasing Company has sold two ERJ 135 and one ERJ 145 pre-owned jets to Serviços Executivos Aéreos de Angola (SEAA).

The ERJ 135 is a small capacity turboprop aircraft that can fly 37 passengers in a single-class layout up to a distance of 1,750nm, while the ERJ 145 carries 50 passengers up to a range of 1,550nm.

The African start-up scheduled airline initially intends to operate the aircraft on domestic routes.

They will be based at SEAA’s main airport in Lubango, operating routes to the country’s capital of Luanda, as well as to Cabinda, Ondjiva and Saurimo.

SEAA owner and founder Silvestre Tulumba T Kapose said the cmopany was delighted to have concluded this first purchase of Embraer regional jets for its new operations, to meet the growing demand of the domestic and intra-regional markets in Angola.