(AP) - FLY BYE: Delta Air Lines said Friday that it will shut down its shrunken, 35-year-old regional carrier Comair at the end of September as it switches more of its flying to bigger jets.
GROUNDED: A Delta official said the smaller regional planes cost more to fly in an era of higher fuel prices and to maintain as they age.
MOVING ON: Comair handles only about 1 percent of Delta's flying, so the closure won't result in significant changes to Delta's network. Besides Cincinnati, Comair has hubs in Detroit and at New York's JFK and LaGuardia airports.
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