A version of this article appears in the May 12 edition of Aviation Week & Space Technology. On April 1, Republic Airways Holdings parked 12 Embraer ERJ 145s that subsidiary Chautauqua Airlines had been flying for United Airlines. By August, 15 Republic ERJ 140s at the end of their capacity purchase agreements with American Airlines will join them. Republic entered 2014 with 41 ERJs on expiring contracts, and planned to keep all of them flying. But the FAA’s increased minimum ...


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