Mesa Air Group reported third fiscal quarter earnings of $2.6 million, a 76.2% drop from the year-ago period. Revenue for the regional provider rose 5% to $355.9 million while operating expenses increased 10.2% to $343.4 million, dropping operating income 54.5% year-over-year to $12.5 million from $27.5 million. During the quarter ended June 30, Mesa placed two new CRJ700s into service for United Airlines and removed four 50-seat aircraft, eliminated three Dash 8s from its Delta Connection ...

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