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5 Facts About United Express

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United Express is the brand name for the regional branch of United Airlines, under which nine individually owned regional airlines operate short and medium haul feeder flights.

Regional airlines are airlines that operate regional aircraft to provide passenger air service to communities without sufficient demand to attract mainline service.

A brand is a name, term, design, symbol, or other feature that distinguishes an organization or product from its rivals in the eyes of the customer.

United Airlines, Inc., commonly referred to as United, is a major American airline headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

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On October 1, 2010, UAL Corporation and Continental Airlines merged to form United Continental Holdings, the holding company for the newly merged United Airlines.

UAL Corporation is the former name of United Continental Holdings, an airline holding company, incorporated in Delaware with headquarters in Chicago, Illinois.

United Continental Holdings, Inc. is a publicly traded airline holding company headquartered in the Willis Tower in Chicago.

Continental Airlines was a major United States airline, founded in 1934 and eventually headquartered in Houston, Texas.

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As Continental and United merged, Continental Connection and Continental Express has gradually adopted the United Express brand name, bringing the number of operators to twelve and the number of aircraft to over 550.

Continental Express was the operating brand name used by a number of independently owned regional airlines providing commuter airliner and regional jet feeder service under agreement with Continental Airlines.

Continental Connection was a brand name under which several commuter airline carriers and their holding companies operated services marketed exclusively by Continental Airlines.

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The first aircraft painted into the new United Express livery was an Embraer ERJ-145 operated by ExpressJet.

The Embraer ERJ 145 family is a series of twin-engine regional jets produced by Embraer, a Brazilian aerospace company.

ExpressJet Airlines, Inc. is an American airline based in College Park, Georgia, USA.

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As of November 30, 2011, after United had received its Single Operating Certificate following its merger with Continental Airlines, nearly 550 aircraft fly under the United Express brand.

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