American said it has signed a firm order with Embraer for 15 E175 jets valued at $705 million. The carrier said that Envoy, its wholly owned subsidiary, will operate the new equipment.
Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced that it also has signed a firm order with American for 15 new CRJ900 regional jets. The purchase agreement includes options on an additional 15 CRJ900 aircraft.
Based on the list price of the aircraft, the firm order is valued at $719 million.
American has selected its wholly owned subsidiary, PSA Airlines, to operate the 15 CRJ900s