Compass Airlines to Begin Operations in May

On Thursday, Compass Airlines announced it received Federal Aviation Administration certification to begin flying commercial operations. Flights are expected to begin this May on a 50-seat Bombardier CRJ200 jet aircraft. The carrier will serve as a Northwest Airlink partner, operating out of Northwest's Detroit, Minneapolis/St. Paul and Memphis hubs. "This is an exciting day for everyone at Compass Airlines," said Neal Cohen, Compass chairman and chief executive officer and Northwest Airlines executive vice president and chief financial officer. Visit [].