ExpressJet Reports September 2009 Performance

HOUSTON, Oct. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ExpressJet Holdings (NYSE: XJT) today announced traffic and capacity results for September 2009 for its ExpressJet Airlines subsidiary.

Scheduled Flying

During the month, ExpressJet revenue passenger miles (RPM) totaled 617 million, and available seat miles (ASM) flown were 808 million. ExpressJet's September load factor, operating as Continental Express, was 76.3%. The company flew 51,409 block hours and operated 28,289 departures during the month as Continental Express.

Corporate Aviation

ExpressJet flew 641 block hours during the month in its Corporate Aviation (charter) division. ExpressJet's fleet within the Corporate Aviation division consisted of eight 41-seat aircraft and 22 50-seat aircraft.

All Flying

ExpressJet had a total of 244 planes in its fleet during September - 214 allocated to flying as Continental Express and 30 operating in its Corporate Aviation division.

About ExpressJet

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 128 scheduled destinations in North America and the Caribbean with approximately 1,160 departures per day. Operations include a capacity purchase agreement for Continental; providing clients customized 41-seat and 50-seat charter options (; and supplying third-party aviation and ground handling services. For more information, visit

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