Month: February 2010

ExpressJet Signs Agreement to Fly 22 Regional Jets for United Airlines

ExpressJet Holdings, Inc., parent company of regional and charter airline operator, ExpressJet Airlines, Inc., today announced that it signed an agreement with United Airlines covering 22 ERJ-145 aircraft for United Express service effective December 1, 2009. This signed agreement finalizes the previously announced successful bid by ExpressJet to replace flying done by other United Express partner carriers whose contracts have expired. An additional 10 ERJ-145 aircraft, sourced from our Corporate Aviation (charter) fleet, were added through an amendment to the agreement and will begin operating for United Express on May 1, 2010.

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Atlantic Southeast Airlines Takes Flight as United Express Partner

Atlantic Southeast Airlines, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of SkyWest, Inc. today launched a new partnership with United Airlines with scheduled service under the United Express code from Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) and Washington Dulles International Airport (IAD). ASA is starting United Express service with eight weekday flights from Chicago O’Hare, and 15 weekday flights from Washington Dulles, using eight newly refurbished 50-seat Bombardier CRJ200 regional jets. In May, ASA will add six CRJ200 aircraft to the United Express operation, bringing the average number of weekday flights to 90 and the total number of cities served by ASA in the United Express network to 21.

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