ExpressJet took delivery of its 275th ERJ under a contract signed 10 years ago with Embraer. The Regional operates a fleet of ERJ-135s/-145s under a codeshare agreement with Continental Airlines. In January, CO notified its partner that it would take 69 aircraft out of service after the two sides failed to reach a financial deal on their continued deployment. ExpressJet CEO Jim Ream plans to retain the aircraft, which are leased from CO, in hopes of finding another suitable partner ...

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