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Republic to operate Embraer 170s for Delta.(Brief Article)

Delta Air Lines reached an agreement with Republic Airlines Holdings to operate 16 Embraer 170s for Delta Connection. Republic will take the first eight aircraft in 2005 and the remaining eight in 2006. They will replace eight ERJ-145s previously scheduled for delivery to Chautauqua Airlines, a Republic subsidiary.

Embraer confirmed that it is in advanced negotiations with Republic for the acquisition of 16 170s involving the substitution of an existing order for eight ERJ-145s and the addition of another eight aircraft. …

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