Delta Air Lines’ plan to encourage its regional airline partners to end their 50-seat regional jet flying before feeder contracts expire could run into resistance at SkyWest, the largest regional operator in the U.S., unless the affected aircraft can continue to generate revenue. Delta plans to offer its regional airline partners contracts for new or additional 76-seat flying as an incentive to break current capacity supply agreements and reduce 50-seat regional jet operations, Delta’s ...

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