American Airlines continues to consolidate regional operations

Credit: Rob Finlayson
American Airlines’ recent 30-aircraft regional jet order is part of the carrier’s strategy to simplify its operations and reduce costs by pulling more feeder flying back in-house. Dallas/Fort Worth-based American split the order, selecting 15 Bombardier CRJ900s and 15 Embraer E175s. Dayton, Ohio...
Sean Broderick

Senior Air Transport & Safety Editor Sean Broderick covers aviation safety, MRO, and the airline business from Aviation Week Network's Washington, D.C. office.

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