MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (AP) -- Six Middle Tennessee State University flight instructors have been hired by ExpressJet Airlines.
All of them graduated from the university's nationally ranked aerospace program and were hired after completing the same-day interview process.
They are Patrick Brightman of Cordova, Tenn.; Leland Waite of Meridan, Idaho; Alex Neal of Sweetwater, Tenn.; Jarred Timok of Glen Allen, Va.; Justin Forbess of Munford, Tenn.; and Ethan Rawdon of Hohenwald, Tenn.
ExpressJet, which bills itself as the world's largest regional airline, is based in College Park, Ga., and operates as a United Express partner from United's Newark hub. United, which has headquarters in Chicago, is part of United Continental Holdings Inc.
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