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  Mesa Airlines - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Mesa Airlines (IATA: YV, ICAO: ASH, and Callsign: Air Shuttle), a subsidiary of Mesa Air Group, is a US airline headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona which operates flights as Air Midwest, United Express and US Airways Express.
In 1982 Larry Risley founded Mesa Airlines in Farmington, New Mexico with the purchase of the company's first airplane.
The average Mesa Airlines fleet age is 5.8 years as of March 2006.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Mesa_Airlines   (290 words)

 Mesa Airlines
Mesa Airlines is a US airline headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona which operates flights as Air Midwest, America West Express, Frontier JetExpress, United Airlines Express and US Airways Express.
As of FY2003, Mesa Airlines operated 150 airplanes incuding Canadair regional jets, Beechcraft, and De Havilland Canada Dash 8 airplanes.
The agreements with these airlines allows Mesa planes to carry the logos and paint-scheme of the national carrier they operate for, and for passengers upon the express flights to earn mileage credits with the national carrier.
pedia.newsfilter.co.uk /wikipedia/m/me/mesa_airlines.html   (327 words)

 NationMaster - Encyclopedia: Mesa Airlines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Most airlines employ a distinctive and internationally recognised call sign that is normally spoken during airband radio transmissions as a prefix to the flight number.
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Mesa Airlines (IATA: YV, ICAO: ASH, and Callsign: Air Shuttle), a subsidiary of Mesa Air Group, is a US airline headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona which operates flights as Air Midwest, America West Express, United Airlines Express and US Airways Express.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Mesa-Airlines   (1425 words)

 Freedom Airlines - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The airline was established in March 2002 and started operations in October 2002.
Establishing Freedom was necessary as Mesa Airlines was also operating as US Airways Express under a code share agreement for US Airways.
Mesa Airlines, therefore, could not operate as US Airways Express and operate the Bombardier CRJ-900.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Freedom_Airlines   (336 words)

 USATODAY.com - Mesa Airlines founder Larry Risley dies   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
After eight years, Mesa Airlines grew from one aircraft and one route to cover 48 cities with 24 aircraft.
Mesa grew from a company that produced $3 million in revenue to more than $500 million.
Despite pressure to move Mesa to a larger city, as long as Risley was chairman of Mesa Airlines, he kept the company in Farmington.
www.usatoday.com /travel/news/2004-09-25-mesa-founder-dies_x.htm   (344 words)

 Mesa Air Group
Mesa operates as US Airways Express, Delta Connection, and United Express under contractual agreement with US Airways, Delta Air Lines, and United Airlines, respectively, and independently as Mesa Airlines and go!.
Mesa is a member of the Regional Airline Association and Regional Aviation Partners.
Mesa Air Group is seeking captains and first officers for immediate openings in the Northeast and 200 pilots.
www.mesa-air.com /default.asp   (291 words)

 TheStreet.com: Mesa Airlines, a Turnaround Story to Ease the Summer Doldrums
Still, the airline does have a nasty spat with its pilots in the works, and the deferral on the airline's 777 introduction as a result of this squabble does irritate us.
Mesa, which is in the midst of a major restructuring effort led by CEO Jonathan Ornstein, is about to start posting some very good year-over-year numbers.
Morale was awful, routes made no sense, the airline was losing money in buckets, and needless to say, there was little respect in investor circles for what former Mesa CEO Larry Risley was doing.
www.thestreet.com /comment/wingtips/757426.html   (874 words)

 USATODAY.com - Hawaiian Airlines sues Mesa   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaiian Airlines is seeking a court order to block Mesa Air Group's entry into the island market for two years, alleging that the new airline illegally used confidential business data from Hawaiian's bankruptcy.
Phoenix-based Mesa was one of several potential bidders to acquire Hawaiian during its recent bankruptcy reorganization.
Hawaiian says Mesa was given access to more than 2,000 pages of detailed information about Hawaiian's business strategy, pricing structure, passenger counts and quarterly projections through the end of 2007.
www.usatoday.com /travel/flights/2006-02-15-hawaiian-sues-mesa_x.htm   (353 words)

 USATODAY.com - Today In the Sky: Archives
Mesa's miss on those estimates was “a result of expenses for moving aircraft from one customer to another and bad East Coast weather,” writes TheStreet.com.
Mesa Airlines canceled the highest percentage of flights in January, the latest month that statistics are available from the federal Bureau of Transportation Statistics.
Mesa Air Group -– one of the largest regional carriers in the USA –- is apparently interested in making a bid for bankrupt carrier Independence Air, according to The Washington Post (free registration).
blogs.usatoday.com /sky/mesa_air_group/index.html   (3924 words)

 Mesa Airlines
Mesa Airlines has teamed-up with priceline to provide the lowest fares for the most Mesa Airlines customers.
Mesa Airlines entered the airline business in 1982 firmly devoted to providing fast and reliable service from throughout the United States.
Mesa Airlines serves 160 destinations in 42 US states.
airlines.priceline.com /airlines/mesa-airlines.html   (169 words)

 Midland College Professional Pilot Preparation Program, Mesa Airlines
Mesa Air Group is the fourth largest regional airline in the U.S. with 3,000 employees and one of the most modern aircraft fleets in the world.
Mesa is rapidly moving to be "all jet" as it grows, and currently operates 116 aircraft with 832 daily system departures to 153 cities, 38 states, Canada and Mexico.
Mesa Airlines operates in various parts of the United States as America West Express, US Airways Express, and Midwest Express.
www.midland.edu /~pilots/mesa.html   (166 words)

 USATODAY.com - Mesa Airlines gets subsidy to fly to Oklahoma city   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
A subcommittee has already drafted a contract requiring that 95% of the flights are completed daily and that 90% of them arrive and depart within 30 minutes of their scheduled time.
The airline told Enid, Ponca City and Brownwood, Texas, officials last month that if the communities didn't provide subsidies, the airline may lose its federal subsidy of $1 million per city.
Mesa is awaiting a decision from the U.S. Department of Transportation on whether it will continue to receive its subsidy for the three communities.
www.usatoday.com /travel/news/2004-09-08-mesa-subsidy_x.htm   (424 words)

 TIME.com: Post Attack, the Small Airlines Outshine the Big Boys -- Page 1   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
As executives at the major airlines scurry around Washington trying to sell Congress on a $24 billion bailout to save their suddenly endangered industry, one of the business’ smaller players — CEO Jonathan Ornstein of Phoenix-based Mesa Airlines — has an idea: Start by saving yourself.
Mesa's admirable move raises the question of what the rest of the airline industry is doing to increase the confidence level of the flying public.
Many airlines refuse to talk about security measures because of concerns that just the people they are worried about would learn more about their operations to root out trouble and snuff it out.
www.time.com /time/nation/article/0,8599,175656,00.html   (889 words)

 USATODAY.com - Today In the Sky: Archives
U.S. airline flights arrived on time 72.8% of the time in June, the latest month for which statistics are available from the federal Bureau of Transportation Statistics.
As usual, Hawaiian Airlines led U.S. airlines for on-time arrivals during the month of May, the latest month for which figures are available from the Bureau of Transportation Statistics.
Aloha Airlines led the nation by canceling 10.8% of its flights during the month of April, the latest month for which statistics are available from the federal Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS).
blogs.usatoday.com /sky/aloha_airlines/index.html   (2391 words)

 TIME.com -- : Small Airlines Making Big Security Moves
Officials from both airlines tell TIME that they are also making plans to install hidden cameras to monitor the passenger cabin from the cockpit."Past practice has been to wait and see what others will do," explains Thomas Nunn, Frontier's Director of Safety.
Mesa's Ornstein is betting that all these steps are good for his tiny company's $47-million bottom line.
Mesa may be the first airline to take the step.
www.time.com /time/columnist/donnelly/article/0,9565,179592,00.html   (794 words)

 Los Angeles International Airport - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Starting in the mid-1990s under Los Angeles Mayors Richard Riordan and James Hahn modernization and expansion plans for LAX were prepared only to be stymied by a coalition spearheaded by residents who live near the airport angry at noise, pollution and traffic impacts of the existing facility.
On December 7, 1987, Pacific Southwest Airlines PSA Flight 1771, bound from LAX to San Francisco International Airport, was cruising above the central California coast when a disgruntled USAir employee aboard the plane shot his ex-supervisor, both pilots and then himself, causing the airplane to crash near the town of Cayucos.
On October 31, 2000, Singapore Airlines Flight 006, which was on a Singapore Changi Airport, Singapore-Chiang Kai Shek International Airport, Taipei-Los Angeles route, crashed upon takeoff from Taipei, killing 83 occupants of the 179 persons on board.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Los_Angeles_International_Airport   (3424 words)

 AIN Online November 2002: Pilots asked to take sides in Freedom Airlines fight   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Mesa Air Group’s designs for a new non-union subsidiary to fly its planned fleet of 64- and 84-seat jets continues to face stiff resistance from the powers that be within the Air Line Pilots Association, starting with none other than ALPA president Duane Woerth.
He called work rules and benefits “comparable.” Mesa Air Group CEO Jonathan Ornstein has offered captains willing to transfer from one of its existing subsidiaries a one-year leave of absence from Mesa or Air Midwest, with an option to renew for another year, and a two-year leave of absence for first officers.
Since then ALPA has charged Mesa management with refusing to set dates for negotiations, refusing to respond to union proposals and failing to issue proposals of its own, all in an effort to delay a new agreement until it established the non-union subsidiary as a vehicle to subvert ALPA’s bargaining power.
www.ainonline.com /issues/11_02/11_02_pilotsaskedpg68.html   (1188 words)

 Mesa Airlines   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
According to the Mesa Airlines website, Mesa Air Group is preparing for the future by offering exciting career opportunities and continued growth for prospective employees.
Mesa is now considered one of the fastest-growing airlines in the business.
Unfortunately, the latest major news on Mesa airlines is that a pilot allegedly flew under the influence of alcohol.
shopping.bloodhoundnetwork.com /travel-mesa-airlines.htm   (123 words)

 Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL): Mesa Airlines ends Los Alamos service
"Mesa said they were pulling out due to the low load factors and the operational problems they had in needing to borrow some of the aircraft for other, busier routes," explained Guy Sandusky, of the Laboratory's Travel Group.
Previous carriers were Ross Airlines, which carried an average of 1,450 passengers a month, and Peacock Air, which flew the route briefly in 1995-6.
A recent survey of Laboratory employees who use the airline found that the high number of canceled flights were the chief reasons for the low usage.
www.lanl.gov /news/index.php?fuseaction=home.story&story_id=1581   (587 words)

 Mesa Airlines Jobs - Arizona Jobs
By 2000, Mesa was moving forward in virtually every area and it was evident to everyone that great things were happening.
It is interesting to note in keeping with Mesa’s tradition of taking advantage of new opportunities Mesa announced that it would be the launch customer of the Bombardier CRJ 900 aircraft, just as it was the launch customer of the Beech 1900 D ten years earlier.
Mesa Air Group is currently comprised of three airlines, Mesa Airlines, Air Midwest and Freedom Airlines.
arizonajobs.com /seekers/search/company_profile.cfm?employer_id=gries38   (337 words)

 A Pilot's Life - Dash 8 Captain - Mesa Airlines
Mesa Air Group currently operates 181 aircraft with over 1,100 daily system departures to over 165 cities, 45 states, the District of Columbia, Canada, and Mexico.
Mesa operates the DHC-8 from three domiciles: Denver for United Express, Phoenix for US Air/America West Express, and Grand Junction, CO as a mixed base and maintenance facility.
Mesa has adopted the ICAO time requirement for ATPL since they fly to Canada and Mexico, Which means that only 50% of co-pilot time is credited towards the 1500 hrs total required.
www.pilotcareercentre.com /APilotsLifeDetail.asp?APLID=201   (1350 words)

 Mesa Airlines Swings to Profit
Mesa Airlines (MESA:Nasdaq - commentary - research) swung to a profit amid a rapid expansion, announcing plans to add more jets in 2004.
The Phoenix-based regional carrier, which flies on behalf of carriers like United Airlines and US Airways, announced net first-quarter earnings of $5.9 million, or 16 cents a share, topping the year-ago loss of $600,000, or 2 cents a share.
As a result, Mesa's planes were 68% full in the first quarter, up from 61% a year ago.
www.thestreet.com /markets/ericgillin/10139673.html   (450 words)

 Mesa Airlines Announces New Kansas City Service to Hot Springs & Harrison
Mesa Airlines is kicking off the new service with a ribbon cutting ceremony at the Harrison Airport on September 27, 2005 at 10:30 am.
Mesa Airlines will continue to serve Harrison with 3 roundtrips each weekday, with two trips to Dallas/Ft Worth and one trip to Kansas City.
Mesa will increase the number of weekday roundtrips in Hot Springs to 3 roundtrips each weekday, with two trips to Dallas/Ft Worth and one trip to Kansas City.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/09-22-2005/0004113068&EDATE=   (510 words)

 Mesa Airlines Announces Its New Mexico, New Year's Fare Sale
Mesa Airlines is proudly entering its 24th year of safe and professional operations in New Mexico.
Mesa currently operates 183 aircraft with over 1,100 daily system departures to over 177 cities, 41 states, the District of Columbia, Canada, Mexico and the Bahamas.
Mesa may permit you to apply a portion of the fare value to future travel upon payment of applicable fees and fare difference, otherwise the ticket will have no value.
www.prnewswire.com /cgi-bin/stories.pl?ACCT=104&STORY=/www/story/01-04-2005/0002767564&EDATE=   (368 words)

 Mesa Airlines flight attendants approve new contract - New Mexico Business Weekly:   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-22)
Mesa Airlines (Mesa), a subsidiary of Mesa Air Group (Nasdaq: MESA), have announced that flight attendants, represented by the Association of Flight Attendants (AFA), have overwhelmingly approved a new contract.
The flight attendants reached a tentative agreement with Mesa Airlines to amend the contract on Aug. 27 and voted to approve the contract on Tuesday.
Mesa Airlines operates as an independent division flying to the New Mexico cities of Alamogordo, Albuquerque, Carlsbad, Farmington, Gallup, Hobbs, Roswell, Silver City and Roswell.
www.bizjournals.com /albuquerque/stories/2002/09/23/daily12.html   (432 words)

 Mesa Airlines. Mesa Airlines, Including Mesa Air Group, Inc. Reservation and Corporate Information.
Mesa Airlines operates in New Mexico and Texas.
Mesa Air Group, Inc. (NASDAQ:MESA) airline subsidiaries currently operates 163 aircraft with 1,000 daily system departures to 161 cities, 41 states, the District of Columbia, Canada, Mexico and the Bahamas.
The Mesa Air Group operate in the West and Midwest as America West Express; the Midwest and East as US Airways Express; in Denver, Los Angeles, and Chicago as United Express; in Kansas City with Midwest Airlines and in New Mexico and Texas as Mesa Airlines.
www.air-travels.com /Mesa_Airlines.htm   (287 words)

 Mesa Airlines: Arizona Online Guide to find a Airline near you.
With the help of the Mesa Airlines Guide, you can make an informed choice in the comfort of your own home, without searching through endless information.
Mesa and the surrounding area offer visitors a variety of things to see and do.
The Mesa Airlines Guide uses results from Qwest Dex Yellow Pages and Smart Pages to try to give complete coverage in the state of Arizona.
www.xzett.com /Airlines/Arizona/Mesa.htm   (223 words)

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