ATA Airlines, which has been operating under Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection since October 2004, Friday announced plans to expand the outsourcing of its heavy maintenance program and to begin outsourcing its customer reservations call center in moves that will result in the loss of 450 jobs. Since filing for Chapter 11, ATA has continued to shrink. Over the last two years its total workforce has dropped from 7,800 to 4,687, and since last year its fleet has been reduced from 67 to 45 ...

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