ExpressJet will take delivery
of new E175s through the remainder of 2019.
PAL president and chief operating officer Jaime Bautista earlier said the carrier expects to take delivery
of 15 new aircraft worth $2 billion this year.
United was the first airline to order and take delivery
of the 737-200.
"Barely a month after receiving the region's first sharklet equipped aircraft, we are pleased to take delivery
of the second aircraft as per the fleet plan schedule," said Adel Ali, group chief executive officer, Air Arabia.
ET is the first airline to take delivery
of the newly configured aircraft, which offers seven business class and 60 economy class seats.
Ethiopian Airlines chief executive Tewolde Gebremariam said Thursday his company is excited to be the first carrier to take delivery
of a Dreamliner in Africa, Europe and the Americas.
The company's experience with Fuchs has been positive enough to result in an order for a second machine, this time a slightly smaller Fuchs 340 model that Empire will take delivery
of soon and primarily use to feed the shear.
Peter Hill said the airline had already taken delivery of one Boeing 737-800 and would take delivery
of four B737-800s and four Airbus A330-300s in the coming months, all as part of previously announced deals.
It will take delivery
of three more this year and two in 2007.
Also, the company reached an agreement to take delivery
of and operate 30 Embraer 175s on behalf of US Airways.