SkyWest RJ Order Shows Changes In Regional Airlines

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SkyWest Inc.'s arrangement to acquire as many as 200 new 76-seat Embraer 175s is the latest in a series of orders expected as the reshaped U.S. airline industry moves to larger regional jets (RJ) and sheds 50-seaters. But the deal—valued at more than $8 billion at list prices if all aircraft are...

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