ExpressJet, a regional partner of Continental Airlines, unveiled the schedule for its new independent carrier set to begin flying in April. Service will be provided to 24 cities, facing off against Southwest Airlines in 20 of them, according to Merrill Lynch. Much of the new service will be offered west of the Mississippi, with the largest operation out of Ontario (Calif.) International. The airline will operate 44 ERJ-145XRs on about 224 daily flights under the ExpressJet brand (ATWOnline, ...

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