Regional Airlines

News and issues relating specifically to regional airlines, including aircraft, engines, personnel, acquisitions, accidents, safety, security and training; and coverage of annual conventions of the U.S. Regional Airline Association (RAA) and European Regions Airline Association (ERA).

Feb 19, 2009 - 9:44 AM
NTSB investigators have turned their attention to “human action” and pilot training in their probe of the crash of a Colgan Air Q400 outside Buffalo on Feb
Jan 30, 2009 - 5:41 AM
Growing distrust between elements within various pilot groups and airline management over the use of confidential safety information is threatening the int
Jan 30, 2009 - 5:39 AM
Pinnacle Airlines subsidiary Colgan Air signed a firm order last month to acquire 15 more Q400 NextGen turboprops worth some $432 million.
Jan 30, 2009 - 5:35 AM
China’s Xi’an Aircraft Industry Company (XAC) has started preliminary work on the Modern Ark 700 (MA700), a 70-seat turboprop regional aircraft that it exp
Jan 29, 2009 - 9:53 AM
Atlantic Southeast Airlines sent furlough notices to 80 pilots last month as partner Delta Air Lines pares back Bombardier CRJ flying.
Jan 29, 2009 - 9:52 AM
Cheyenne, Wyo.-based Great Lakes Aviation announced it would launch EAS routes to four Montana destinations from Billings on February 1, marking an end to
Jan 29, 2009 - 9:52 AM
The second of four planned Sukhoi SSJ100 prototypes–S/N 95003–took to the skies on December 24, joining the flight-test program started in May with the fir
Jan 29, 2009 - 9:51 AM
Horizon Air has negotiated a deferral of Q400 deliveries with Bombardier to re-time the shipments to coincide with the removal of the Seattle-based regiona
Jan 29, 2009 - 9:50 AM
Embraer delivered a record 204 airplanes last year, including 162 jets in the regional/commercial sector, leaving the company on what it hopes proves firm
Jan 22, 2009 - 10:36 AM
A labor arbitrator rejected a grievance filed by the ALPA-represented pilots of Midwest Airlines challenging the Milwaukee-based carrier’s decision to repl