SkyWest Adding 45 More E175s and Additional Flying with United and American Airlines



SkyWest has finalized an agreement to operate 25 additional E175 aircraft for United Airlines under a multi-year contract. These aircraft are scheduled to enter service by the end of the first quarter of 2021. Each of the E175s will be in a70-seat configuration with 12 seats in First Class. They are expected to fly primarily out of the Chicago O’Hare and Houston hubs. 


SkyWest also announced a new, 10-year agreement to purchase and operate 20 E175s for American Airlines. These will be SkyWest’s first E175s flying for American and continue growing the great relationship that exists between the two carriers. The first 10 aircraft are expected to be delivered in late 2020 with the rest arriving in the first half of 2021. 

With these new agreements SkyWest will be United’s largest E175 operator and the largest operator of the E175 in the United States. For pilots who are ready to upgrade their career, SkyWest offers industry experience credit. Those with FAR Part 121 experience can receive a year-for-year pay match up to 10 years! Plus, new pilots will receive a $7,500 bonus if they have a current RJ-type rating. 

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