Utah-based SkyWest Airlines has ordered seven new Embraer 175 aircraft to operate on behalf of Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines, the regional carrier announced Aug. 7. The E175s were chosen instead of seven previously announced Bombardier CRJ900s that were to be financed by Delta and scheduled for delivery in 2020. The order is valued at $340 million and is included in Embraer’s 2019 second-quarter backlog for an undisclosed customer. The seven aircraft have delivery dates scheduled ...

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