October 4, 2017: Embraer, a global company headquartered in Brazil receives a firm order from SkyWest, Inc., a North American airline for 20 E-Jets. The order has a value of USD 914 million, based on current list prices, and will be included in Embraer’s 2017 third-quarter backlog.
Of the 20 aircraft, SkyWest will receive 15 E175 SC (Special Configuration) aircraft, in a 70-seat configuration. The E175 SC aircraft features an E175 airframe, which can be retrofitted to 76 seats in the future. SkyWest will also take delivery of five E175s, in a 76-seat configuration, similar to aircraft SkyWest has previously ordered.