[UPDATED] Republic Airways Holdings (RAH) is shrinking as a consequence of its pilots rejecting a new labor contract in April, according to chairman, president and CEO Bryan Bedford. “It already has forced us to downsize,” Bedford told reporters this week at the Regional Airline Association (RAA) convention in St. Louis, Missouri. Indianapolis based-RAH, parent of regional carriers Republic Airlines, Chautauqua Airlines and Shuttle America, earlier this year negotiated a ...

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