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ExpressJet reports February 2009 performance
ExpressJet Holdings has announced traffic and capacity results for February 2009 for its ExpressJet Airlines subsidiary, including statistics for contract operations, including charter activities.
During the month, ExpressJet revenue passenger miles (RPMs) totalled 524 million, and available seat miles (ASM) flown were 753 million. ExpressJet's February load factor was 69.6%.
The company flew 49,549 block hours and operated 25,911 departures during the month. ExpressJet had a total of 244 planes in its fleet during February, 214 allocated to flying as Continental Express and 30 operating in its corporate aviation (charter) division.
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