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ExpressJet Airlines
IATA
XE
ICAO
BTA
Callsign
JET LINK
Founded 1986
Hubs

As ExpressJet Airlines:
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As Continental Express:
The terminal at ONT This article is about an airport in California in the United States. ... San Antonio International Airport (IATA: SAT, ICAO: KSAT) is a commercial airport in San Antonio, Texas. ...

As Delta Connection:
This article does not cite any references or sources. ... George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IATA: IAH, ICAO: KIAH, FAA LID: IAH)[2] is an international airport in the city of Houston, Texas, United States serving the Greater Houston area. ... For the massive interchange outside of Newark Liberty International Airport, see Newark Airport Interchange. ...

Focus cities

As ExpressJet Airlines:
LAX and KLAX redirect here. ... In the airline industry, a focus city is a location that is not a hub, but from which the airline has flights to at least several destinations other than its hubs. ...

As Delta Connection:
Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport (IATA: MSY, ICAO: KMSY), formerly Moisant Field, is located in Kenner, Louisiana and is the primary commercial airport for the New Orleans metropolitan area of southeast Louisiana and the second largest airport on the United States Gulf Coast. ... Sacramento International Airport (IATA: SMF, ICAO: KSMF, FAA LID: SMF) is a public airport located 10 miles (16 km) northwest of the central business district (CBD) of Sacramento, in Sacramento County, California, USA It is run by Sacramento County. ... , FAA diagram of San Diego International Airport San Diego International Airport (IATA: SAN, ICAO: KSAN, FAA LID: SAN), also known as Lindbergh Field, is a public airport located two miles (3 km) west of the central business district of San Diego, a city in San Diego County, California, United States...

Frequent flyer program JetSet
Fleet size 274
(42 operate as ExpressJet Airlines)
(205 operate as Continental Express)
(18 operate as Delta Connection)
(9 operate as Charters)
Destinations 175
(24 are as ExpressJet Airlines)
(151 are as Continental Express)
Parent company ExpressJet Holdings, Inc.
Company slogan Ready.Set.Jet.
Headquarters Houston, Texas
Key people James Ream (President and CEO)
Website: http://www.xjet.com

ExpressJet Airlines, Inc. (NYSEXJT) is a regional airline based in Houston, Texas, USA. Although an autonomous business entity since its divestiture from Continental Airlines, Inc., it continues to operate as Continental Express for Continental Airlines from hubs at George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Houston, Newark Liberty International Airport, Newark, New Jersey and Hopkins International Airport, Cleveland, Ohio.[1] ExpressJet also operates as Delta Connection for Delta Airlines from its hub at Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles, California, as well as under its own name at hubs at LA/Ontario International Airport, Ontario, California and San Antonio International Airport, San Antonio, California. Salt Lake City International Airport (IATA: SLC, ICAO: KSLC) is a public airport located in western Salt Lake City, Utah. ... Membership cards of FFP This article is about airline frequent flyer programs. ... A holding company is a company that owns enough voting stock in another firm to control management and operations by influencing or electing its board of directors. ... Houston redirects here. ... Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is the job of having the ultimate executive responsibility or authority within an organization or corporation. ... The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), nicknamed the Big Board, is a New York City-based stock exchange. ... Regional Airlines redirects here. ... Houston redirects here. ... For other uses, see Texas (disambiguation). ... Continental Express (IATA: n/a, ICAO: BTA, and Callsign: Jet Link) is the operating name of ExpressJet Airlines for Continental Airlines. ... Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) is a U.S. certificated air carrier. ... George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IATA: IAH, ICAO: KIAH, FAA LID: IAH)[2] is an international airport in the city of Houston, Texas, United States serving the Greater Houston area. ... For the massive interchange outside of Newark Liberty International Airport, see Newark Airport Interchange. ... Nickname: Map of Newark in Essex County Coordinates: , Country State County Essex Founded/Incorporated 1666/1836 Government  - Mayor Cory Booker, term of office 2006–2010 Area [1]  - Total 26. ... Cleveland Hopkins International Airports new logo, unveiled in July 2005. ... Cleveland redirects here. ... Delta Connection jet landing at BWI airport on March 4, 2007 Delta Connection is the name under which eight regional airlines operate short and medium haul routes for mainline carrier, Delta Air Lines. ... Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) is an airline based in Atlanta, Georgia, operating a large domestic network within the USA, as well as an international network that spans Europe, Asia, and Latin America. ... LAX and KLAX redirect here. ... Los Angeles and L.A. redirect here. ... The terminal at ONT This article is about an airport in California in the United States. ... Ontario is a city located in San Bernardino County, California, United States. ... San Antonio International Airport (IATA: SAT, ICAO: KSAT) is a commercial airport in San Antonio, Texas. ...


ExpressJet Airlines is the 14th-largest airline in terms of fleet size, operating 274 aircraft. The is a list of the worlds largest airlines by fleet size: (according to respective airlines Wikipedia pages in December 2006) List of worlds largest airlines by passengers carried List of worlds largest airlines by international passengers carried List of worlds largest airlines by revenue passenger...


In April 2008, SkyWest Inc. proposed an acquisition of ExpressJet at a price of $3.50/share. ExpressJet Holdings Inc. said its special committee unanimously rejected the proposal. This is an article about an airline in North America. ...

Contents

History

The airline was established in 1986 and started operations in 1987. Its origins were in a group of small commuter airlines acquired by Continental Airlines. These included Bar Harbor Airlines in Maine, Provincetown-Boston Airlines in New England, Rocky Mountain Air in Denver, Colorado and Britt Airways in Terre Haute, Indiana. ExpressJet operates under the original Federal Aviation Administration Part 121 certificate issued to Britt, which began operations as Continental Express in April 1987 and was later acquired by Continental Airlines. Year 1986 (MCMLXXXVI) was a common year starting on Wednesday (link displays 1986 Gregorian calendar). ... This article is about the year 1987. ... Bar Harbor Airlines was a comparatively large, commuter airline from Bar Harbor, Maine. ... Official language(s) None (English and French de facto) Capital Augusta Largest city Portland Area  Ranked 39th  - Total 33,414 sq mi (86,542 km²)  - Width 210 miles (338 km)  - Length 320 miles (515 km)  - % water 13. ... Provincetown-Boston Airline was a small airline that operated two route sections, one in the northeast serving many parts of New England and a second route section in South Florida based out of Naples Municipal Airport. ... This article is about the region in the United States of America. ... Nickname: Location of Denver in the State of Colorado Location of Colorado in the United States Coordinates: , Country United States State State of Colorado City and County Denver[1] Founded 1858-11-22, as Denver City, K.T.[2] Incorporated 1861-11-07, as Denver City, C.T.[3] Consolidated... Terre Haute (pronounced ) is a city in Vigo County, Indiana near the states western border with Illinois. ... FAA redirects here. ... Continental Express (IATA: n/a, ICAO: BTA, and Callsign: Jet Link) is the operating name of ExpressJet Airlines for Continental Airlines. ... This article is about the year 1987. ...


It became ExpressJet and subsequently the operating subsidiary of ExpressJet Holdings, Inc following an initial public offering in April 2002. ExpressJet has over 8,000 employees. ExpressJet Holdings also owns American Composites LLC, Saltillo Jet Center, and InTech Aerospace Services. Together with other facilities throughout the U.S. they make up ExpressJet Services which provides third-party maintenance, repair and overhaul services for a variety of aircraft types. ExpressJet Holdings also has non-controlling interests in Wings Holdings LLC 49% and Flight Services and Systems Inc 44%. Also see: 2002 (number). ...


Following a December 2005 decision by Continental to reduce ExpressJet's Continental Express flying by 69 aircraft, the airline elected to operate the aircraft independently. On December 31, 2006, the airline began its charter operation. It currently operates 6 aircraft for charter services under the Corporate Aviation Division. On February 5, 2007, the airline announced service to 24 cities in the west coast, southwest, and midwest regions of the United States beginning in April 2007.[2] Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 36th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... Regional definitions vary from source to source. ... The Southwest could be defined as the states south, or for the most part west of the Mississippi River, with the qualification of a certain northern limit, such as the 37, or 38, or 39, or 40 degree north line. ... This article is about the Midwestern region in the United States. ...


On April 2, 2007, the airline began point-to-point services under its own name from locations throughout the USA. The airline will have a total of 42 aircraft in their branded operation. According to ExpressJet CEO James Ream, LA/Ontario International Airport in Ontario, California (alternate airport to nearby Los Angeles International Airport) will become the airline's "biggest center of operation".[3] is the 92nd day of the year (93rd in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... The terminal at ONT This article is about an airport in California in the United States. ... Ontario is a city located in San Bernardino County, California, United States. ... LAX and KLAX redirect here. ...


JetBlue Airways announced on March 7, 2007 that ExpressJet will operate four of its Embraer 145 jets on JetBlue routes while JetBlue's Embraer 190 jets are being serviced.[4] For the Jet Blue database used in Exchange Server and Active Directory, see Extensible Storage Engine. ... is the 66th day of the year (67th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) was a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. ... The EMBRAER 190 initial flight The EMBRAER E-Jets are a series of twin-engine jet airliners, produced in Brazil. ...


In June 2007, the airline began service at Los Angeles International Airport to western ski markets and Mexico on behalf of Delta Air Lines under the Delta Connection banner using 10 EMB 145XR aircraft.[5] In July 2007, the agreement was increased to 18 aircraft. LAX and KLAX redirect here. ... Delta Air Lines, Inc. ... Delta Connection jet landing at BWI airport on March 4, 2007 Delta Connection is the name under which eight regional airlines operate short and medium haul routes for mainline carrier, Delta Air Lines. ...


In September 2007, the airline agreed to provide feeder service for Frontier Airlines from Denver International Airport while federal certification for Frontier's Lynx Aviation turboprop subsidiary is underway. ExpressJet flew to 5 cities from Frontier's Denver hub using 50-seat ERJ 145 regional jets until Frontier's subsidiary, Lynx Aviation, received DOT approval in December 2007. As of December 7, ExpressJet has discontinued providing feeder service for Frontier Airlines. [6] This article is about Frontier Airlines that was founded in 1994. ... KDEN redirects here. ...


Destinations

ExpressJet Embraer Regional Jet parked at Raleigh Durham International Airport.
ExpressJet Embraer Regional Jet parked at Raleigh Durham International Airport.
The largest operator of ERJs is ExpressJet, under the colors of Continental Express.
The largest operator of ERJs is ExpressJet, under the colors of Continental Express.
Embraer ERJ 145 operated by ExpressJet d. b. a. Continental Express
Embraer ERJ 145 operated by ExpressJet d. b. a. Continental Express

ExpressJet Airlines, as an independent carrier, currently flies to 24 destinations throughout the United States. Upcoming schedule changes will decrease the airline's destination count to 20 when ExpressJet discontinues service to Bakersfield, California, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Omaha, Nebraska, and Tulsa, Oklahoma on August 23, 2008. [7] This is a list of destinations that ExpressJet Airlines currently serves (As of June 2007). ... This is a list of airports that Continental Express flies to. ... Raleigh-Durham International Airport (IATA: RDU, ICAO: KRDU, FAA LID: RDU) is located nine miles (14. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1600 × 1200 pixel, file size: 425 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Original Work by SeanMD80, April 2005. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Size of this preview: 800 × 600 pixelsFull resolution (1600 × 1200 pixel, file size: 425 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) Original Work by SeanMD80, April 2005. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Continental Express (IATA: n/a, ICAO: BTA, and Callsign: Jet Link) is the operating name of ExpressJet Airlines for Continental Airlines. ... Embraer 145 of the Brazilian police (Photo: Lindomar Cruz /ABr) Embraer ERJ 135 American Eagle ERJ 140 British Airways Citiexpress (Now BA Connect) ERJ 145 in British Airways utopia livery Pathania Embraer ERJ 145 cockpit Régional ERJ145 operating for Air France bmi regional ERJ 145 The Embraer ERJ 145... Bakersfield redirects here. ... Nickname: Location in Oklahoma County and the state of Oklahoma. ... Omaha redirects here. ... Tulsa redirects here. ... {| style=float:right; |- | |- | |} is the 235th day of the year (236th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ...


New routes

Effective August 23, 2008

  • Daily nonstop service between Monterey, CA (MRY) and Sacramento, CA (SMF) begins.
  • Daily nonstop service between Ontario, CA (ONT) and Sacramento, CA (SMF) begins.

Discontinued routes

Announced in May 2008, ExpressJet Airlines will close four stations (Bakersfield, CA, Oklahoma City, OK, Omaha, NE, and Tulsa, OK) on August 23, 2008, and cut back its branded scheduled service by 30% due to rising fuel costs. [8] The following routes will be terminated: Bakersfield is the county seat of Kern County, California, in the United States. ... The State Capitol of Oklahoma Looking at Downtown Oklahoma City The Flag of Oklahoma City Oklahoma City (sometimes abbreviated as OKC) is the capitol and largest city of the state of Oklahoma in the United States of America. ... County Douglas County, Nebraska Area  - Total  - Water 1,290. ... Downtown Tulsa Tulsa is the second-largest city in Oklahoma. ... {| style=float:right; |- | |- | |} is the 235th day of the year (236th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... 2008 (MMVIII) is the current year, a leap year that started on Tuesday of the Anno Domini (or common era), in accordance with the Gregorian calendar. ...


Effective August 23, 2008

  • Daily nonstop service between Sacramento, CA (SMF) and Bakersfield, CA (BFL) ends.
  • Daily nonstop service between San Diego, CA (SAN) and Bakersfield, CA (BFL) ends.
  • Daily nonstop service between Austin, TX (AUS) and Jacksonville, FL (JAX) ends.
  • Daily nonstop service between Kansas City, MO (MCI) and Jacksonville, FL (JAX) ends.
  • Daily nonstop service between Albuquerque, NM (ABQ) and Oklahoma City, OK (OKC) ends.
  • Daily nonstop service between Ontario, CA (ONT) and Oklahoma City, OK (OKC) ends.
  • Daily nonstop service between Sacramento, CA (SMF) and Oklahoma City, OK (OKC) ends.
  • Daily nonstop service between San Diego, CA (SAN) and Oklahoma City, OK (OKC) ends.
  • Daily nonstop service between Ontario, CA (ONT) and Omaha, NE (OMA) ends.
  • Daily nonstop service between San Diego, CA (SAN) and Omaha, NE (OMA) ends.
  • Daily nonstop service between Tucson, AZ (TUS) and Omaha, NE (OMA) ends.
  • Daily nonstop service between Austin, TX (AUS) and Ontario, CA (ONT) ends.
  • Daily nonstop service between San Antonio, TX (SAT) and Raleigh/Durham, NC (RDU) ends.
  • Daily nonstop service between Sacramento, CA (SMF) and San Antonio, TX (SAT) ends.
  • Daily nonstop service between Reno/Tahoe, NV (RNO) and Spokane, WA (GEG) ends.
  • Daily nonstop service between Sacramento, CA (SMF) and Spokane, WA (GEG) ends.
  • Daily nonstop service between Austin, TX (AUS) and Tucson, AZ (TUS) ends.
  • Daily nonstop service between Reno/Tahoe, NV (RNO) and Tucson, AZ (TUS) ends.
  • Daily nonstop service between Albuquerque, NM (ABQ) and Tulsa, OK (TUL) ends.
  • Daily nonstop service between Ontario, CA (ONT) and Tulsa, OK (TUL) ends.
  • Daily nonstop service between Sacramento, CA (SMF) and Tulsa, OK (TUL) ends.
  • Daily nonstop service between San Diego, CA (SAN) and Tulsa, OK (TUL) ends.

Fleet

As of June 2008, ExpressJet Airlines has 274 aircraft in its fleet consisting of:[9]

Aircraft Total Passengers
(Economy)
Notes
Embraer ERJ 135ER 12 37 Regional/short haul domestic routes
Embraer ERJ 135LR 18 37 Regional/short haul domestic routes
Embraer ERJ 145EP 23 50 Regional/short haul domestic routes
Embraer ERJ 145LR 117 50 Regional/short haul domestic routes
Embraer ERJ 145XR 104 50 Regional/short or long haul domestic routes

Note: Currently, ExpressJet Airlines' fleet is broken down as: [10] This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ...

  • 205 planes operate as Continental Express
  • 35 planes operate as ExpressJet Airlines branded commercial flights
  • 23 planes operate as Delta Connection
  • 11 planes operate for ExpressJet Airlines' Corporate Aviation division as corporate charters

As of June 2008, the average fleet age of ExpressJet Airlines was 6.5 years old [11] Continental Express (IATA: n/a, ICAO: BTA, and Callsign: Jet Link) is the operating name of ExpressJet Airlines for Continental Airlines. ... Delta Connection jet landing at BWI airport on March 4, 2007 Delta Connection is the name under which eight regional airlines operate short and medium haul routes for mainline carrier, Delta Air Lines. ...


External links

  • ExpressJet Holdings
  • ExpressJet Airlines
  • ExpressJet Airlines Fleet Age
  • ExpressJet Airlines Fleet Detail

References

  1. ^ "Directory: World Airlines", Flight International, 2007-04-03, p. 80. 
  2. ^ ExpressJet Airlines (2007-02-05). "ExpressJet Airlines Begins Flying Under Its Own Banner" (PDF). Press release. Retrieved on 2007-02-05.
  3. ^ Newell, Jason. "ONT unveils expansion", Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, 2007-02-06. Retrieved on 2007-02-03. 
  4. ^ "ExpressJet JetBlue to pull E-Jets to repair software glitch". Press release. Retrieved on 2007-02-05.
  5. ^ SEC Info - Expressjet Holdings Inc - 8-K - For 3/1/07 - EX-99.1
  6. ^ XJet to fly for Frontier while Lynx Aviation issue is resolved
  7. ^ XJet discontinuing BFL, OKC, OMA, TUL
  8. ^ XJet to cut 4 stations
  9. ^ ExpressJet Airlines Fleet Detail
  10. ^ Planes in XJet's Fleet
  11. ^ Airlines Fleet Age


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