ExpressJet Holdings, Inc., through its subsidiaries, operates as a regional airline in the United States. It involves in flying aircraft under contractual arrangements for network carriers; and for entities desiring customizable group travel, such as corporations, including other air carriers, collegiate athletic departments, sports franchises, government entities, and hospitality companies. The company also provides aviation services, such as ground-handling and other support services, including baggage handling, station operations, ticketing, gate access and other passenger, aircraft, and traffic servicing functions for various airport locations, as well as offers aircraft repair, overhaul, interior refurbishments, and paint services. As of December 31, 2008, it operated a fleet of 244 aircraft; and 950 daily contract flying flights, offering passenger service to over 130 scheduled destinations in North America, Mexico, and the Caribbean. The company was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Houston, Texas.