American Airlines Group has signed a firm purchase agreement for 60 Embraer E-175 jets with options for another 90 E-175s, as well as a firm order for 30 Bombardier CRJ900 regional jets with options for 40 more aircraft. The orders, announced Thursday, are the first new aircraft orders since American and US Airways merged into a single company Dec. 9. Embraer said the E-175 firm orders are valued at $2.5 billion at list prices. The manufacturer said American will configure the aircraft with ...

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