SkyWest to remove 24 CRJ200s from fleet by end of 2013

SkyWest LogoSkyWest continues its plans to return 24 CRJ200s to Delta Air Lines by the end of December 2013 as part of the airline’s transition to CRJ900s as part of an agreement signed in August last year with Delta.

By May 2013, Skywest had added five CRJ700s and 29 CRJ900s to its Delta Connection network and transferred 22 CRJ200s to its American Eagle network by the end of June 2013. It also retired two additional CRJ200s.

SkyWest’s 18 remaining Delta Connection CRJ200s will leave the fleet in 2015 and 2016 according to announced plans by the airline.