ExpressJet Airlines names vice president of maintenance

United Express carrier, ExpressJet Airlines has announced it has named Bruce Jones as Vice President of Maintenance and Engineering, responsible for the aircraft maintenance program, the company said.

The airlines´ maintenance program encompasses a fleet of more than 100 Embraer aircraft supported by 750 professionals in eight locations.

Jones joins ExpressJet from United where he managed aircraft transfers. Prior to United, he enjoyed a 21-year career with ExpressJet that spanned every area of aircraft maintenance and engineering. He last served as Senior Director of Maintenance Control, Planning and Production.

ExpressJet Airlines operates as United Express, on behalf of United Airlines (NASDAQ: UAL), to serve more than 100 airports across the United States, Canada and Mexico, with over 3,300 weekly flights from bases in Chicago, Cleveland, Houston and Newark. ExpressJet´s fleet includes more than 110 Embraer E175 and Embraer ERJ145 aircraft, with 25 new Embraer E175s being added in 2019.