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MidAtlantic to begin next spring. (Regional News).(Brief Article)

US Airways President and CEO David Siegel reiterated that the airline intends to go forward with launch of a new Regional carrier called MidAtlantic Airways next spring and hinted that the operation will order regional jets from Embraer.

Siegel said that US Airways' Air Line Pilots Assn. unit granted the airline "unprecedented relief" from scope clause restrictions to enable it to operate more than 400 RJs, including "new-generation 70-seaters. …

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