Embraer announced the sale of 19 new E175 to SkyWest for operation on the network United Airlines.
They will be added to the 90 E175s that SkyWest has. already operates for United. The E175 aircraft will fly exclusively with United under a capacity purchase agreement (CPA). The value of the contract, which was included in Embraer’s order book in the third quarter, amounts to $1.1 billion, based on list price. The plane of 70 places will be delivered in a configuration three classes. Deliveries will begin on fourth quarter 2024.
“SkyWest is already the largest E175 operator in the world, and when this order is delivered, we will have more than 250 E175s”rejoiced SkyWest President and CEO Chip Childs. “We look forward to continuing to enhance the passenger flight experience with improved comfort and reliability.” » Martyn Holmes, CCO of Embraer Commercial Aviation, welcomes this “great partnership with SkyWest”. “The E175 is truly a versatile aircraft, the backbone of North American regional aviation”he adds.