Tag: SkyWest

Embraer and SkyWest, Inc. Sign Contract for Nine E175 Jets

Reading Time: 1 minute Embraer and SkyWest, Inc. have signed a firm order for nine E175 jets, with deliveries expected to begin in 2019. The order has a value of USD 422 million, based on current list prices, and was already included in Embraer’s 2018 fourth-quarter backlog. SkyWest Airlines will operate all nine E175s, featuring a 76-seat configuration. Including […]

Skywest CRJ-700 Reported Gear Problem

Reading Time: 1 minute A Skywest Canadair CRJ-700 on behalf of United, performing flight from Aspen to Chicago O’Hare (USA), reported gear problem. Aircraft was descending through FL330 towards Chicago when the crew began to squawk emergency due to a gear problem. The crew decided to perform a low approach to Chicago’s runway 10C to have the landing gear […]

Skywest Canadair CRJ-200 Experiences Engine Problem

Reading Time: 1 minute A Skywest Canadair CRJ-200 on behalf of United, performing flight from San Francisco to Burbank (USA), experienced engine problem. Aircraft was descending towards Burbank when the crew reported a problem with the right hand engine (CF34) and decided to divert to Los Angeles (USA). The aircraft landed safely on Los Angeles’ runway 24R, queried with tower […]

Embraer Receives Firm Order For 20 E-Jets From SkyWest

Reading Time: 1 minute Embraer has received a firm order from SkyWest for 20 E-Jets. The order has a value of US$914m, based on current list prices, and will be included in Embraer’s 2017 third-quarter backlog. Combined with last month’s announcement for 25 new aircraft, this latest order results in a cumulative order of 45 new aircraft placed by […]

3 Injured On Skywest CRJ-700 Flight To Chicago

Reading Time: 1 minute A Skywest Airlines Canadair CRJ-700 on behalf of American Airlines was performing flight from Atlanta to Chicago O’Hare, when the crew decided to divert to Saint Louis reporting a flight attendant had sustained a head injury as result of turbulence. The aircraft landed safely in Saint Louis about 25 minutes later. The FAA reported one […]

United Express Plane Catches Fire at Denver

Reading Time: 1 minute Passengers were evacuated from a United Express jet at Denver International Airport Sunday afternoon. The plane’s left engine caught fire after landing, according to authorities. Passengers on the aircraft were heading from Aspen to Denver. No injuries were reported. Video and pictures on social media documented the scary moments for more than 60 people on […]

U.S. Regional Airlines See A Pilot Shortage – Pilot See A Scapegoat

Reading Time: 2 minutes Regional airlines continue to blame a shortage of pilots for cutbacks in service to smaller airports, while the Air Line Pilots Association (ALPA) says those routes aren’t being flown because they’re uneconomical. SkyWest President and CEO Chip Childs told the House Transportation Aviation Subcommittee that he estimates a shortfall of 15,000 pilots by 2026, and […]