Major airlines are phasing out small regional jets according to this recent article. Communities in the midwest will have to drive miles out of their way to Denver or Chicago, or other ares to major hubs. With this, there will be no more express flights serving South Dakota to Denver for example, so people from South Dakota will have to drive to Denver, in some cases the wrong direction to their destination. Ridiculous what is happening to the airline industry. (www.washingtonpost.com) More...