SkyWest Airlines Orders 16 New E175 Aircraft for Operation with Delta.

Embraer has agreed the sale of 16 new E175 jets to SkyWest, for operation in the Delta Air Lines network, adding to the 71 E175 jets SkyWest already operates for Delta. The value of the contract, which will be included in Embraer’s third quarter backlog, is USD 798.4 million, based on list price.

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The 76-seat aircraft will be delivered in Delta’s livery and will have a three-class configuration. Deliveries start in mid-2022.

“SkyWest operates more E175s than any other carrier in the world. With these aircraft, we will have nearly 240 E175s operating with airlines in North America. This month we are proud to reach two million flight hours in the E175. Our customers love the E175, and we have great confidence in and appreciate our partnership with Embraer”, President and CEO of SkyWest, Chip Childs said.

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