Many regional airlines struggle

Many regional airlines struggle

There are 5 comments on the The Greenville News story from Aug 22, 2012, titled Many regional airlines struggle. In it, The Greenville News reports that:

Passengers hopscotching across the U.S. may book their trip on one of the major airlines such as United, but it's often smaller, regional carriers with such names as Colgan Air that do the flying.

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Good article

United States

#1 Aug 22, 2012
Get back to basic regional and you might succeed..... being everyones b*tch only gets ya' so far.
Bryan Manzullo

Desoto, TX

#2 Aug 24, 2012
Flying 50 people around on a jet isn't profitable so why do it?

Saint Paul, MN

#4 Sep 3, 2012
Bryan Manzullo wrote:
Flying 50 people around on a jet isn't profitable so why do it?
" Neither is flying a half loaded 120 passenger Airbus or Boeing jet, some regional jets are not always full either...
Angry White United Pilot

Everett, WA

#5 Sep 4, 2012

These regional airlines have bastardized this industry far too long.

Th sooner they are shut down; the sooner we get back to the regulated days of this industry, with white pilots and a young petit white stewardess wearing white gloves, a smile on her face, and asking the crew..."Coffee, Tea, or me"!
Super Midsize

Boyne City, MI

#6 Sep 4, 2012
Bryan Manzullo wrote:
Flying 50 people around on a jet isn't profitable so why do it?
Because the majors haven't been hiring much for the last 10+ years and it beats changing professions.

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