11 July 2012
SkyWest Inc. on Wednesday signed an agreement in principle with Mitsubishi Aircraft Corp. for 100 Mitsubishi Regional Jets (MRJ). The deal is valued at $4.2 billion at list prices, and Mitsubishi president Hideo Egawa said he is “hoping to conclude firm agreement as soon as possible maybe within a few weeks.

” Deliveries are planned to begin in 2017 and conclude by the end of 2020. “SkyWest remains committed to providing innovative leadership within the regional airline industry,”

SkyWest president Bradford Rich said. “This agreement is the product of a cooperative partnership that we are confident will create long-term value for both parties.”

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