SkyWest (USA) is growing again. It will add 16 new E175s that it will fly for Delta Connection, the regional brand of Delta Air Lines. Deliveries start in mid-2022.
Each of these new E175s has 76 seats and will have a three-class configuration.
In addition to flying for Delta, SkyWest also flies the E175 for United Airlines, American Airlines, and Alaska Airlines. Today, it has 193 E175s in its fleet and another 29 on order.
Combining those airplanes and these 16 new E175s, once delivered, SkyWest will have nearly 240 E175s, the most of any airline in the world.
This month SkyWest’s E175 fleet is logging an impressive 2 million flight hours.