Republic Airways Holdings completed the previously announced purchase of slots and aircraft from US Airways for $90 million (ATWOnline, June 27). The deal included the purchase of 10 Embraer 170s for $38.2 million and the assumption of $168.7 million in debt and the leases on 15 170s. The aircraft will continue to be operated in the US Airways Express network. Republic also purchased 113 commuter slots at Reagan Washington National Airport and 24 commuter slots at New York LaGuardia for ...

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