United airlines has just announced that they will be ordering 25 new Embraer E175s and 4 new Boeing 787-9s! Deliveries of the new E175s are expected to be in 2019 and the 787-9s will be in 2020. The E175s will replace the current CRJ-700s that are in United’s fleet. As for the 787-9s they are more fuel efficient and are longer range than their older version aircrafts such as the 777-200LR, 777-300ER and their 787-8. United currently has 25 Boeing 787-9s in service today!
All information is from United’s website
They also made the announcement on their Twitter page!