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go! Adds Aircraft and Increases Number of Flights in Hawai'i to Meet Increased Demand

go! Adds Aircraft and Increases Number of Flights in Hawai'i to Meet Increased Demand ( Mesa Airlines today announced that go!, Hawai'i's Low Fare Airline will increase the number of flights it operates from an average of 54 flights per day to 94 flights beginning Tuesday, April 1, 2008.

With this new service, go! will provide between 11 and 13 round trips per day from Honolulu, to each of the destinations we currently serve - Maui, Lihue, Hilo and Kona. Effective immediately, go! will offer all seats at $49 through Monday April 7. In addition, go! will offer no charge, standby, space available, day of original travel to passengers holding Aloha Airlines paper and electronic tickets through April 3, 2008. Please check on the details and conditions on our website at

“In response to demand, we have significantly increased the number of flights in all markets providing high frequency service throughout the business day. We will continue to adjust our schedule to satisfy demand and work hard to provide the highest quality, lowest cost service to the people of Hawai'i." said Mr. Jonathan Ornstein, Mesa Air Group Chairman and CEO.

“Since June 2006 when go! first entered the market, the people of Hawai'i have given us tremendous support. Almost 1.5 million people have flown on go! and more than 65,000 have joined our go!Miles frequent flyer program," said Mr. Frank Among, go!'s Vice President e-Commerce. Adding, “Today we renew our commitment to serving the people and businesses of Hawai'i with friendly, reliable service and affordable air fares."

Mesa currently operates 183 aircraft with over 1,000 daily system departures to 157 cities, 42 states, the District of Columbia, Canada, the Bahamas and Mexico. Mesa operates as Delta Connection, US Airways Express and United Express under contractual agreements with Delta Air Lines, US Airways and United Airlines, respectively, and independently as Mesa Airlines and go! In June 2006 Mesa launched inter-island Hawaiian service as go! This operation links Honolulu to the neighbor island airports of Hilo, Kahului, Kona and Lihue. The Company, founded by Larry and Janie Risley in New Mexico in 1982, has approximately 5,000 employees and was awarded Regional Airline of the Year by Air Transport World magazine in 1992 and 2005. Mesa is a member of the Regional Airline Association and Regional Aviation Partners.

This press release contains various forward-looking statements that are based on management's beliefs, as well as assumptions made by and information currently available to management. Although the Company believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements are reasonable; it can give no assurance that such expectations will prove to have been correct. Such statements are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those anticipated, estimated, projected or expected.

CONTACT: Paul Skellon, Vice President Corporate Communications, +1-602 685-4162,

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