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Old Jan 1, 20, 11:04 pm
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Originally Posted by UAinAUS View Post
CRJ-550 fleet: 18 total (all GoJet) – expect at least 54 in service by end of 2020
CRJ-700 fleet: 47 total (19 Skywest, 20 Mesa, 8 GoJet) – Remaining GoJet and all Mesa to be removed and converted to CR5
Originally Posted by atword View Post
Where are the extra frames for the CRJ-550 fleet coming from?
Originally Posted by EmailKid View Post
As new E175s arrive, equal number of C700s needs to be removed due to pilot scope.

No limit on planes that seat 50 pax or less, hence C550 was born @:-)
That I understand but the totals don't add up. 18 in service + 6 in mod + 20 Mesa + 8 GoJet = 52. This is less than "at least 54". I was wondering if they were pulling C700s from other operators, SkyWest, the desert, etc.

Additionally, the highest current GoJet tail number is N551GJ and the lowest is N501GJ. This indicates at least 51 GoJet C550s in time, unless UA would be using the GJ numbers for Mesa etc.

I'm personally hoping they scrape up a lot of C700s from all over to dump the CR2 entirely.
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