Delta Air Lines reached an agreement with Mesa Air Group under which Mesa subsidiary Freedom Airlines will operate up to 30 CRJ200s in the Delta Connection feeder network over a 12-year period beginning in October. In choosing Mesa, Delta bypassed its wholly owned Regionals Comair and Atlantic Southeast Airlines. It said the selection of Mesa offers an opportunity to upgrade flying previously operated with 32-seat 328JETs by Atlantic Coast Airlines. That carrier, which converted into ...

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