SkyWest has found a home for seven 50-seat Bombardier CRJ200 aircraft returned from Midwest by signing a deal to do some flying for United in which SkyWest will assume the revenue risk and pay for its own fuel. This is the first pro-rate deal — as opposed to the fixed-fee, fuel cost reimbursement arrangements that have become predominant in the industry — that SkyWest has signed for the CRJ200. It reflects the creative lengths to which regional carriers may have to go in order to place ...


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