SkyWest Inc.’s order for 100 next-generation Embraer 175-E2s, which comes on top of its May deal for 100 current-generation E-175s, does not impact the airline’s existing order for 100 Mitsubishi MRJ90s, finalized in December. “We want to keep two manufacturers in the market,” says Chairman and CEO Jerry Atkins, speaking at the formal launch of the new E-Jet family at the Paris air show. “Competition helps keep prices down and gives our airline partners a choice.” SkyWest has placed ...
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