Shreveport Regional Airport http://redriverradio.org en Delta Air Lines to close Memphis hub, Shreveport nonstop service eliminated http://redriverradio.org/post/delta-air-lines-close-memphis-hub-shreveport-nonstop-service-eliminated <p>Delta Air Lines&nbsp;announced this week that it will&nbsp;close its Memphis, Tenn., hub after the summer travel season. This means Shreveport Regional Airport will lose its two, daily nonstop flights to Memphis after Aug. 30. Shreveport Airport Authority spokesman Mark Crawford said Delta plans to increase daily flights to Atlanta to make up the difference, so he doesn’t anticipate a loss of seats. Delta is in the process of reducing its fleet of 50-seat regional jets, Crawford said,&nbsp;and replacing them with larger, more economical Boeing 717s.</p><p></p> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 15:44:25 +0000 Kate Archer Kent 28786 at http://redriverradio.org Delta Air Lines to close Memphis hub, Shreveport nonstop service eliminated