ExpressJet Airlines April Traffic Rose 24 Percent

ExpressJet Holdings, the parent company of regional and charter
airline operator, ExpressJet Airlines, Inc., today reported that its
traffic in April rose 24 percent as it expanded its capacity and flew fuller


During the month, ExpressJet revenue passenger miles (RPM) totaled 794 million, and available seat miles (ASM) flown were 998 million. April
load factor for Partner Flying was 79.5%. The company flew 62,487 block
hours and operated 35,343 departures during the month as Continental Express
and United Express. ExpressJet operated an average of 206
aircraft as Continental Express and an average of 22 aircraft as United

ExpressJet flew 587 block hours during the month in its Corporate Aviation (charter)
division. During the month, ExpressJet’s fleet within the Corporate
Aviation division consisted of 14 aircraft.

ExpressJet ended April 2010 with a fleet of 244
aircraft consisting of 206 operating as Continental Express, 22 flying as
United Express and 14 flying within Corporate Aviation (charter). The
remaining two aircraft were in modification lines preparing to enter the United
Express operation.

ExpressJet Holdings operates several divisions designed to leverage the management experience, efficiencies and economies of scale present in its subsidiaries,
including ExpressJet Airlines, Inc. and ExpressJet Services, LLC.
ExpressJet Airlines serves 134 scheduled destinations in North America and the Caribbean with approximately 1,200 departures
per day. Operations include capacity purchase agreements for United and
Continental as well as providing clients customized 50-seat charter options;
and supplying third-party aviation and ground handling services.