Alaska to Expand Fleet with New Boeing 737 Max, Embraer 175 Jetliners

By Jesse Sokolow on 14 May 2021
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An older Alaska-liveried Boeing 737

Alaska Airlines announced plans on Thursday for a significant fleet expansion slated as well as a new route to Central America.

Between 2022 and 2023, the carrier will add 17 new Embraer 175 jets to its regional fleet, with plans for nine of the aircraft to be operated by Horizon Air, and eight by SkyWest.

In addition, Alaska will exercise options for Boeing 737-9 Max deliveries in 2023 and 2024.

Finally, Alaska announced that it will begin flying to Belize from the West Coast. The carrier will announce specific routes and schedules when it begins selling tickets next month.

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