American Eagle Embraer E-175
American Airlines has decided to place 20 Embraer E-175 aircraft with Minneapolis-based regional carrier Compass Airlines, which will fly the 76-seat jets under the American Eagle brand starting in the 2015 first quarter. Compass, a subsidiary of St. Louis-based Trans States Holdings, currently only flies under the Delta Connection brand. Delta Air Lines sold Compass to Trans States in 2010 for $20.5 million but continues to contract the regional airline to operate six E-170s and 36 E-175s ...
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