ExpressJet Airlines said yesterday that it will suspend its independent branded flying operation on Sept. 2, citing rising fuel costs, ending a program that never made money after its April 2007 launch (ATWOnline, May 10, 2007). Earlier this month the regional announced that it and Delta Air Lines had "mutually agreed" that ExpressJet would cease operating as a Delta Connection carrier on Sept. 1 (ATWOnline, July 4). It will continue operating as a Continental Express carrier, with 205 ...

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