Mesa Airlines plans to add 15 new aircraft

Mesa Airlines said it has an agreement with United Airlines to add 15 Embraer 175 aircraft to its United Express Fleet.

The company said that in addition to the E175 jets, it operates 20 Bombardier CRJ700 aircraft under the United Express brand.

The E175´s 76-seat, dual-class configuration features 12 first-class, 16 premium economy and 48 coach seats. The aircraft has in-flight Wi-Fi connectivity, leather seating and electric outlets in first class.

Founded in 1982, Mesa has 2,800 employees. It operates 115 aircraft, with more than 560 daily system departures to 97 cities, 34 states, the District of Columbia, Canada and Mexico.