Republic Airways begins American Eagle Embraer 175 Operations

American Eagle E175On August 1, 2013, Republic Airways began operation Embraer 175s on the behalf of American Airlines under American Eagle branding and in the new American Airlines colour scheme.

Two aircraft will be delivered each month, and as the Embraer 175 fleet grows, service will expand to Kansas City, Minneapolis, Toronto and Washington.

The aircraft are configured with 76 seats, 12 in first class and another 20 in Main Cabin Extra.

American has 47 of the Embraer 175s on order and all will be operated by Republic Airways.