Delta to close Comair

Jul 27, 2012

Delta Airlines says it will close Cincinnati-based regional carrier Comair at the end of August as it switches more routes to larger jets. Delta plans to reduce its number of regional jets from 350 to 125 within two years. The company says operating regional carriers has become more expensive and customers are demanding more room. No routes will be cut from the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky Airport. Comair represents 1 percent of Delta's operations.