Midwest Airlines Embraer E-170

I grew up in Denver, and I always loved going to Denver International Airport and seeing the beautiful lineup of Midwest Airlines tails parked at Terminal A. Unfortunately for me, Midwest merged with Frontier in 2010, but hopefully we can still bring this beauty to Infinite Flight.


About Midwest Airlines

Midwest Airlines, founded in 1984, was a U.S.-based airline and, for a short time, an operating brand of Republic Airways Holdings. Midwest had their main hub located at Milwaukee’s General Mitchell International Airport, with secondary hubs in Kansas City and Omaha. On April 13, 2010, parent company Republic announced that Midwest Airlines and Frontier Airlines would merge, with the Midwest brand disappearing in late 2011. At the time of the merger with Frontier, the airline operated a fleet of 5 Airbus A319’s, 15 Embraer E-170’s, and 10 Embraer E-190’s. (Wikipedia)

About the E-170

The E170 is the smallest aircraft in the E-Jet family and was the first to enter revenue service in March 2004. As of 2017, the E170 is largely out of production. The E170 typically seats around 72 passengers in a typical single class configuration, 66 in a dual class configuration, and up to 78 in a high density configuration. The E170 directly competes with the Bombardier CRJ700 and loosely with the turboprop Bombardier Q400. The jet is powered with General Electric CF34-8E engines of 14,200 pounds (62.28 kN) of thrust each. (Wikipedia)

E-170 Specs

Length (m): 29.9
Wingspan (m): 26
Height (m): 9.8

MTOW (kg): 35,990
MLW (kg): 32,800

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Livery looks really nice!

I am also wondering what happened to all of those planes they operated? Do you know if frontier operates them anymore?

Frontier operates the A319. I’m not sure what happened with the E-Jets, but I’d guess they’re still with Republic.

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PLEASE!!! As a milwaukee native, this makes me want this so much! Id love to have this on the 717-200 and the CRJ-200. It would really make my life whole. Voted

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I remember Midwest. Nice plane!

MKE is my home. Was such a great airport that faded away but is now slowly coming back.

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I would love this livery in IF! One of their hubs was my hometown, KMCI. It’s a shame they merged.

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