CommutAir was founded in 1989 and currently operates as a United Express affiliate of United Continental Holdings, Inc (NYSE:UAL).  It previously operated as USAir Express.


CommutAirís route system has grown from five cities in New York State to routes serving over 25 cities in the Midwestern and Northeastern United States. Its principal operating centers are Newark, New Jersey and Cleveland, Ohio.


CommutAir has over 400 employees consisting of pilots, flight attendants, flight operations staff, dispatchers, maintenance personnel, and the remainder in various administrative positions performing accounting, human resources and other functions. One of the founding shareholders serves as Chairman and CEO, and the others serve on its Board of Directors, overseeing long-term strategy and other significant business decisions.