[SLIDESHOW] CommutAir HQ Wishes You a Happy Holiday Season

This year, CommutAir’s Cleveland (North Olmsted) headquarters expanded. To commemorate the new space and celebrate the season, employees were challenged to a Holiday Decorating Contest. And decorate, they did. Enthusiastically. Judges found selecting a winner impossible and called it a draw. See for yourself! On behalf of the entire CommutAir Family, everyone at Headquarters wishes you […]

5 Things You Should Know About Flying Regional

When booking a flight, many people don’t realize that they have booked themselves on a regional (or express) carrier. It can come as a big surprise when they reach the gate and see the (much) smaller-than-expected aircraft. Here are five things you should know about flying regional.   (1) How do I know if I […]

CommutAir Names New Director of Systems Operations Control (SOC)

North Olmsted, OH – December 16, 2019: CommutAir, a United Express regional carrier, today announced the appointment of Michael (Mike) Rosso to the role of Director of SOC, effective December 30. In this role, he will coordinate the daily activity of teams within CommutAir’s System Operations Control center including dispatch, crew scheduling and maintenance control. […]

How Do Flight Crews Bid for Schedules?

Bidding is the seniority-based process that flight crews use to select their monthly schedule. Crew Planning Analysts review the bids, work with the crews to optimize their schedules based on operational needs, and then the bid is awarded. When the monthly schedule begins, Crew Scheduling takes over and works with the crews to mitigate delays […]