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SkyWest reaches capacity purchase agreement with American Airlines

13-Sep-2012 8:29 AM

SkyWest announced (12-Sep-2012) the signing of a capacity purchase agreement with American Airlines to operate 23 50-seat Bombardier CRJ200s on regional American Eagle services. The services will begin on 15-Nov-2012 and all 23 aircraft will be in service by the end of 1Q2013. The majority of the aircraft will be based at Los Angeles International Airport and Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport. SkyWest president Bradford R Rich said, "This agreement is indicative of the credibility of the people and the operational quality of SkyWest, Inc. We look forward to operating under the American Eagle designation and establishing ourselves as a trusted and valuable long-term partner for American." [more - original PR]