In "CRJ700 Confers New Flexibility on Comair" (AW&ST Oct. 14, p. 49), James Ott attempts to make the case that Delta Air Lines is "hamstrung" by the Delta pilots' scope clause. I'm fairly certain Delta can fly as many RJs as needed as long as Delta pilots fly them. Most scope clauses limit the number of RJs flown by affiliates, such as Comair, not the mainline.


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