Republic Airways Holdings wrapped up the purchase of Shuttle America for $1 million and the assumption of just under $1 million in debt (ATWOnline, April 25). The carrier is an affiliate of Wexford Capital, the majority shareholder of Republic Holdings, parent company of Republic Airlines and Chautauqua Airlines. Shuttle America, which operates a fleet of 11 Saab 340s, will begin Embraer 170 operations in June for United Express and plans to end all turboprop flying by year end. The deal ...

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