SOURCE: Los Angeles World Airports

May 14, 2007 08:39 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY: ExpressJet Opens Maintenance Facility at LA/Ontario International Airport

ONTARIO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- May 14, 2007 --

WHAT: Press conference to dedicate the new ExpressJet Airlines
      maintenance hangar at LA/Ontario International Airport (ONT).

      The opening of the refurbished hangar will result in up to 600 jobs
      for the Inland Empire.  ExpressJet Airlines offers 29 daily nonstop
      flights to 14 new destinations from LA/Ontario International Airport
      (ONT) including Albuquerque, N.M., Austin, Texas, Boise, Idaho,
      Colorado Springs, Colo., El Paso, Texas, Fresno, Calif., Kansas
      City, M.O., Monterey, Calif., Omaha, Neb., Oklahoma City, San
      Antonio, Spokane, Wash., Tucson, Ariz., and Tulsa, Okla. The new
      flights mark a 25-percent increase in daily departures at ONT, a 50
      percent increase in total destinations and a 63-percent increase in
      the number of nonstop destinations available from ONT.

WHO:  County of San Bernardino Officials
      City of Ontario Officials
      Jim Ream, ExpressJet President and CEO
      Paul Haney, Los Angeles World Airports Deputy Executive Director of
      Airport Operations and Security

WHEN: Thursday, May 17, 2007, 10 a.m.

WHERE: 2475 E. Avion Street
       Ontario, CA 91761

       From the 60 Freeway, exit on Vineyard Avenue then proceed north
       across Mission Blvd and across the railroad tracks. Turn right
       at Avion Street (stop sign located immediately past the railroad
       tracks and before Vineyard Avenue ends where ONT's Command
       Center/Police Station is located.) Follow sign to ExpressJet
       Maintenance Facility (hangar).

       From the 10 Freeway,exit on Haven Avenue, proceed south to Mission
       Avenue. Turn right on Mission Avenue then turn right on Vineyard
       Avenue. Cross the railroad tracks then turn right at Avion Street
       (the stop sign located immediately past the railroad tracks and
       before Vineyard Avenue ends where ONT's Command Center/Police
       Station is located.) Follow sign to ExpressJet Maintenance Facility
       (hangar).

VISUALS:  1. Dedication of refurbished hangar
          2. Tour of ExpressJet aircraft

MEDIA: Due to airfield security restrictions all media MUST check-in and
       wear special identification tags while on the tarmac area.

CREDENTIALS: Media credentials will be honored.

Contact Information

  • CONTACT:
    ONT Public and Community Relations
    (909) 975-5360