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(LA Times) — Regional airlines are increasingly flying more of the nation’s commercial flights, and a new survey indicates that this unnerves many business travelers.  More than half of the nation’s scheduled commercial flights are flown by regional airlines that partner with large carriers like Delta, United and American.  The major airlines began relying more on the smaller carriers as the recession deepened. But some passengers have become increasingly worried that the smaller carriers are not as safe to fly as the large airlines.  That was a leading concern raised at a two-day hearing in Washington last week by the National Transportation Safety Board. The hearing focused on safety practices and the arrangements between the major airlines and the regional carriers.

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