Delta Air Lines' new capacity agreement with Pinnacle Airlines lets the regional carrier return all of its 140 Bombardier CRJ200 aircraft and spare engines to the mainline carrier without performing any of the maintenance that makes the 50-seat planes more attractive for lease or sale. Delta is shedding 50-seaters from its operations to avoid hundreds of millions of dollars in maintenance costs over the next few years. Delta is aiming to dispose of more than 200 50-seat ...


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