Farewell to the CRJ-200 – Endeavor Celebrates with a Retirement Tour

On Sunday, April 30, Endeavor Air operated its final CRJ-200 flight, departing from Brunswick, GA, and arriving in Atlanta. This flight marked the end of an era for Endeavor, and executive leaders, employees, and aviation fans were on hand to celebrate the aircraft that expanded the regional airline industry and mark the occasion of its final revenue flight.  

“This aircraft truly transformed the regional industry.” said Jim Graham, CEO of Endeavor Air, before the final flight. “The CRJ-200s started operating Part 121 flights back in 1996, while this particular aircraft first came to us in 2004. This airplane has 33,000 hours on it and is an incredible airplane,” 

Following the final revenue flight, aircraft 8918 flew to Endeavor’s ATL, DTW and MSP bases where the maintenance and crew teams hosted retirement open house events. Endeavor employees and guests celebrated the legacy of the 200 with cake, give-aways, photo ops and one last chance to step onto the CRJ-200. 

Thank you to everyone who attended one of the events this week or shared a memory of the CRJ-200! 

Want to see photos from the events? 

The Final Flights of the CRJ-200 

The ATL, DTW & MSP Retirement Tour