Atlantic Southeast Airlines CRJ200. Courtesy, ASA SkyWest, parent of US regionals Atlantic Southeast Airlines and ExpressJet Airlines, received US FAA approval Thursday for a single operating certificate. This was the final regulatory step for the two merging airlines to operate as one, effective Dec. 31. The FAA's approval comes “in record time,” one year after SkyWest announced its acquisition of ExpressJet and plans to merge the two airlines (ATW Daily News, ...

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