Continental Airlines yesterday said it selected Chautauqua Airlines to operate up to 69 ERJ-145s it is withdrawing from its capacity purchase agreement with ExpressJet. After failing to reach a financial agreement in January, Continental notified its Regional partner that 69 of 274 ERJs would be removed from its fleet (ATWOnline, Jan. 5). At that time, ExpressJet CEO Jim Ream told this website he was hopeful he would find a suitable partner on behalf of whom the regional jets, which ...

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