(NEW YORK) -- Delta Air Lines will close the feeder airline, Comair, this fall reports the Wall Street Journal.
Cincinnati-based Comair is officially scheduled to ground all flights as of Sept. 29. The closure is due to declining ridership of the tiny, gas-guzzling jets and high costs to maintain the regional planes.
Comair employs 1,700 people and has a fleet of 44 planes.
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