eraugrad02
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Skywest Orders Crj-900s For UAL

Thu Oct 05, 2006 12:32 am

Just heard news from my brother who flies for united that skywest just ordered 17 crj-900's configured with 76 seats. anyone else heard this?

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RE: Crj-900s For UAL

Thu Oct 05, 2006 12:35 am

Perhaps he's thinking about the 76 seat aircraft skywest is getting for their Delta flying?
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RE: Skywest Orders Crj-900s For UAL

Thu Oct 05, 2006 12:55 am

nope. they just had a meeting with regionals this week. deltas 900's have 75 seats btw. so essentially ual's are -705's.
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RE: Skywest Orders Crj-900s For UAL

Thu Oct 05, 2006 12:59 am

Quoting ERAUgrad02 (Reply 2):
deltas 900's have 75 seats btw

Actually, they have 70 seats right now. The DL pilot's contract doesn't allow regionals to fly anything greater than 70 seats until January 1, 2007. Then, the cap will be 76 seats for DL.
 
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RE: Skywest Orders Crj-900s For UAL

Thu Oct 05, 2006 2:02 am

2-3 of Delta's 17 new CRJ900 are already flying, so this is great news if United Express also want 17 x CRJ900. Does UAX have a 70-seat cap in their contract or have they increased it to 76 seats there as well?
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RE: Skywest Orders Crj-900s For UAL

Thu Oct 05, 2006 2:22 am

Maybe they'll send some to TUS. That would make two airlines with these jets here. they could run them to LAX and DEN to accomodate more premium pax.
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RE: Skywest Orders Crj-900s For UAL

Thu Oct 05, 2006 3:55 am

Quoting FlyPNS1 (Reply 3):
Actually, they have 70 seats right now. The DL pilot's contract doesn't allow regionals to fly anything greater than 70 seats until January 1, 2007. Then, the cap will be 76 seats for DL.

Correct

Quoting CRJ900 (Reply 4):
2-3 of Delta's 17 new CRJ900 are already flying, so this is great news if United Express also want 17 x CRJ900. Does UAX have a 70-seat cap in their contract or have they increased it to 76 seats there as well?

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Quoting ERAUgrad02 (Thread starter):
Just heard news from my brother who flies for united that skywest just ordered 17 crj-900's configured with 76 seats. anyone else heard this?

Not unless your brother and his fellow pilots at United relaxed the scope clause.

Quoting ERAUgrad02 (Reply 2):
nope. they just had a meeting with regionals this week. deltas 900's have 75 seats btw. so essentially ual's are -705's.

Nope. They have 70 now. 10 first and 60 coach. After the first of the year they go to 76, but I can't remember how the cabins are split up.
 
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RE: Skywest Orders Crj-900s For UAL

Thu Oct 05, 2006 7:08 am

No 76 seat flying for UAX. Scope is still at 70. That is why we have not ordered the 175 for UA. Only US.
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