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An ExpressJet E145. The regional carrier's contract with United Airlines is being terminated. (Photo: Timothy Powaleny via Creative Commons)

ExpressJet to End Operations On Sept. 30

In a message sent to employees on Monday, ExpressJet announced that it will end its operations for United Airlines at the end of September. When it was beaten out by CommutAir for a contract to operate Embraer ERJ145s for United Airlines, ExpressJet had hoped to continue operating with the legacy carrier through the end of the year. Aero Crew News first reported the development early Monday morning. “On July 30, United Airlines selected CommutAir as its sole ERJ145 operator and…

From Turboprops to Turbofans: Inside CommutAir’s Transition to the Embraer…

AirlineGeeks has partnered up with regional airline CommutAir to give AvGeeks an inside look at the operations of a regional airline and the life of a regional pilot through a series of articles and videos. Over the course of our partnership, we hope to give readers a behind the scenes…

CommutAir Announces Further Agreement With United For 21 Additional Jets

Regional airline CommutAir has just announced an agreement with United Airlines that will see 21 additional ERJ145s added to the fleet. The Ohio-based airline, which is 40% owned by United, has announced the memorandum of understanding for the additional aircraft as it aims to accelerate the retirement of its turboprop…