Most airlines offer some kind of inflight shopping although depending on the route and the airline, these products may or may not be duty free. You can usually expect to be able to purchase fragrances, cosmetics, etc from the comfort of your seat. Here’s what information we currently have on ExpressJet duty free shopping. Be sure to check back on this page frequently as we are constantly updating the information on the website.
ExpressJet Airlines, Inc. is an American airline based in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of SkyWest, Inc., parent company of the air carrier SkyWest Airlines. Before the acquisition from SkyWest it was an independent airline, and previously, a subsidiary of Continental Airlines. ExpressJet Airlines, Inc., originally Continental Express, Inc., was a Delaware corporation.
Although an autonomous business entity since its divestiture from Continental Airlines, Inc. in 2002, it continued to operate as Continental Express for Continental Airlines from hubs at George Bush Intercontinental Airport, Houston, Newark Liberty International Airport, Newark, New Jersey, and Hopkins International Airport, Cleveland, Ohio. Its training center is on the grounds of George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston.
In August 2010, SkyWest Inc. agreed to merge with ExpressJet Holdings, whereby SkyWest Inc.’s wholly owned subsidiary, Atlantic Southeast Airlines, would purchase ExpressJet for $6.75 per share. Atlantic Southeast Airlines and ExpressJet became the world’s largest regional airline on November 12, 2010 once the purchase was final. The self-proclaimed “Super Regional” airline is based in Atlanta.
On November 22, 2011, both ExpressJet and Atlantic Southeast Airlines achieved a single operating certificate that allowed them to operate as one carrier. Effective December 31, 2011, all flights began operating under the name ExpressJet making it the largest regional airline in the world with more than 400 aircraft. ExpressJet currently operates as American Eagle, Delta Connection, and United Express.