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ATLANTA, February 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- ExpressJet Airlines this week commemorated the ten-year anniversary of its flight that made history as our nation’s first commercial revenue flight operated by an all-female, African-American crew.

On February 12, 2009, Captain Rachelle Jones Kerr, First Officer Stephanie Grant and Flight Attendants Diana Galloway and Robin Rogers operated a roundtrip flight between Atlanta and Nashville, Tennessee, for what was then Atlantic Southeast Airlines (ASA). ExpressJet and ASA later merged.

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ATLANTAFebruary 7, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- ExpressJet Airlines, a United Express regional carrier, announced Houston’s George Bush Intercontinental Airport (IAH) as the first flight crew base for its new Embraer E175 fleet.

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ATLANTAFeb. 6, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- ExpressJet Airlines, a United Express carrier, today announced John Greenlee has been named Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President of Planning and Operations Control. In this new role, he will lead ExpressJet in delivering top-tier operational reliability and efficiency.

Greenlee joins ExpressJet with more than 20 years of finance, fleet planning and regional airline experience at United Airlines and Continental Airlines. Most recently, he served as Managing Director of United Express Business Strategy, where he was responsible for commercially managing the portfolio of regional flying partnerships that supports the airline's global network.

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ATLANTA, January 24, 2019 – ExpressJet Airlines today announced John Varley has been named Senior Vice President - Chief Administrative Officer and General Counsel. In this new role, Varley will be responsible for Human Resources, Information Technology and Legal.

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ATLANTA, January 22, 2019 – ManaAir, LLC, today announced the successful completion of its acquisition of ExpressJet Airlines. ExpressJet flies for United Airlines as a United Express carrier.

In 2019, ExpressJet will grow its fleet with 25 new dual-class Embraer E175 aircraft. The first delivery is scheduled for April.

Subodh Karnik will serve as President and CEO of ExpressJet. Karnik has more than 30 years of airline experience, including senior leadership roles at Delta Air Lines, Continental Airlines, and international and regional carriers.

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ATLANTA, January 22, 2019 – ExpressJet Airlines today announced that it is increasing its pilot sign-on bonus to $22,000. Pilots with an eligible type rating will receive an additional $5,000. The increase makes ExpressJet pilots some of the most highly compensated among regional airline pilots.

ExpressJet plans to hire more than 600 pilots in 2019 as it adds 25 new Embraer E175 aircraft to its fleet and exercises options to grow its existing fleet of Embraer ERJ145 aircraft. Pilots who sign on with ExpressJet can expect an immediate class date and to complete training and begin flying within approximately three months.

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ATLANTA, December 21, 2018 – ManaAir, LLC, today announced the appointment of a President and CEO for ExpressJet, once the acquisition of the airline is complete. The transaction is expected to be complete in early 2019, pending customary financial and regulatory and approvals.

Please see the statement from ManaAir for details.

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