Republic Airways Holdings is unlikely to hold onto the 15 ERJ-135s released from the amended service agreement with Delta Air Lines announced last week. "I can't tell you specifically what will happen," Republic CEO Bryan Bedford told ATWOnline, "but we have until September 2008 to figure it out." Republic owns the 37-seat RJs being phased out (ATWOnline, March 15). "I don't suggest that we will retain them and operate them. More likely than not we will sell them," Bedford said, adding that ...

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