04/30/2009. Remarks by Jack McKillop: "Produced as an EMB-135ER (Extended Range), and for marketing reasons designated ERJ-135ER, this aircraft was
delivered to Continental Express on September 2, 1999 registered
N16501. It was sold to Sampa Gold the same day and leased back to
Continental Air Lines and sub-leased to Continental Express.
aircraft was sold to First Security Bank on October 30, 2000 and
leased back to Continental Air Lines and sub-leased to Continental
Express. On July 10, 2001, Continental Express became ExpressJet
Airlines and they have started to operate as a feeder carrier for
other trunk airlines from September 2006."