Press Releases

CommutAir Extends Captain Pay to First Officers

02 November 2017

CommutAir, a United Express® carrier, reached an agreement with the Air Line Pilots Association to pay its First Officers at Captain scale pay rates one year after their completion of initial training.  Under the agreement, CommutAir will also begin paying quarterly retention bonuses to its Captains.

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Regional Airline’s Headquarters Lands in North Olmsted

08 September 2017

NORTH OLMSTED, OH. – CommutAir, a Vermont-based regional airline carrier operating as United Express, announced today that it plans to consolidate its administrative functions at Great Northern Corporate Center in North Olmsted, where the company expects to operate its corporate headquarters and expand its administrative staff.

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CommutAir, a United Express® Carrier, Announces Expansion of Flight Training Center and Aircraft Maintenance Facilities to Support Aircraft Growth

28 August 2017

United Express carrier CommutAir announced that it would double the size of its Washington-Dulles Flight Training Center and expand its Albany, New York Maintenance Hangar campus.

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CommutAir, a United Express® Carrier, Appoints Robert L. Rinne Managing Director of Materials and Sourcing

23 August 2017

CommutAir has appointed Robert L. Rinne as Managing Director of Materials and Sourcing to be based in Albany, New York.

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CommutAir Counts On Reputation and Compensation To Staff Up For ERJs

11 August 2017

Regional airline plans ramp up of maintenance division.

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CommutAir Announces Plans for Jet Growth, Accelerated Retirement of Turboprop Fleet

03 August 2017

CommutAir announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with United Airlines to add 21 Embraer ERJ145 aircraft to its existing contract to fly 40 jet aircraft under the United Express brand. These jets will replace Bombardier Dash-8 turboprop aircraft with planned retirements by January 2018.

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CommutAir®, a United Express® Carrier, Appoints Jeffrey Harris Director of Flight Operations Training

25 July 2017

CommutAir has appointed Jeffrey “Jeff” Harris as its Director of Flight Operations Training. He will be based in the North Olmsted Corporate Office.

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18 July 2017

Kiel, 18 July 2017 - MINT Software Systems is announcing the signature of a new service agreement with the USA-based airline CommutAir, operating as United Express, for the delivery of the training and resource management system MINT TRMS to enhance their cockpit and cabin flight crew training, planning and qualification management.

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CommutAir®, A United Express® Carrier, appointed John H. Francis Director of Systems Operations Control (SOC)

09 June 2017

CommutAir welcomed John H. Francis as the Director of Systems Operations Control (SOC).

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