US Regional airlines enjoyed robust growth and financial returns over the past several years when mainline partners reduced capacity and outsourced flying, but those days may be coming to an end, Delta Connection Senior VP Don Bornhorst told ATWOnline. "In the old days, capacity pulldowns meant more flying for the regionals," he said, but prospects for regional airline growth are limited this year as capacity cutbacks by mainline carriers likely will be "mirrored" by their regional partners. ...

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