United to add 40 more Embraer 76-seat aircraft to United Express fleet


United Airlines (UAL) announced a capacity purchase agreement for SkyWest Airlines, a wholly-owned subsidiary of SkyWest (SKYW), to operate 40 Embraer (ERJ) 175 aircraft under the United Express brand. SkyWest will purchase the 40 76-seat aircraft with deliveries in 2014 and 2015. These aircraft are in addition to 30 Embraer 175 aircraft that United previously announced it will purchase and which will be operated by a United Express carrier, also scheduled for delivery between 2014 and 2015.


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