Embraer Commercial Aviation CEO John Slattery is “very confident” that the manufacturer will have orders for the E175-E2 before it is certified in 2021. The company removed a SkyWest order for 100 aircraft from its backlog in 2018 because hoped diminished that US labor scope clauses limiting the size of aircraft that can be flown by regional carrier pilots would change. SkyWest cannot operate the aircraft on behalf of mainline carriers because of those scope limitations. The ...

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