SkyWest sign contract for nine E175 jets

Embraer E175 jet operated by SkyWest for United Express ©AirTeamImages

Embraer and SkyWest have signed a firm order for nine E175 jets, with deliveries expected to begin in 2019.

The order has a value of US$422 million, based on current list prices, and was already included in Embraer’s 2018 fourth-quarter backlog. SkyWest Airlines will operate all nine E175s, featuring a 76-seat configuration.

SkyWest provides commercial air service in cities throughout North America with more than 2,500 daily flights carrying approximately 50 million passengers annually. SkyWest Airlines operates through partnerships with United Airlines, Delta Air Lines, American Airlines and Alaska Airlines.

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