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go! - Mesa Air Group Announces Name of New Airline in Hawaii

HONOLULU, March 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mesa Air Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: MESA) today announced it will begin operating interisland flights as go! beginning June 9, 2006 and will be offering one-way fares of $39. The Company also unveiled the new airline's website and started taking reservations today at 10 a.m. Hawaii standard time.

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"We are delighted to initiate service in Hawaii. Our goal is to provide local families, friends and business people with a fun, high-quality and low-cost airline for travel between the islands," said Jonathan Ornstein, Chairman and CEO of Mesa Air Group, Inc. "We have the absolute lowest fares between the islands and we encourage people to take advantage of them. Reservations can be made by visiting our website at or by calling toll-free (888) IFLYGO2."

go! is entering Hawaii with one-way fares as low as $39. Passengers who register for go! Miles are able to earn go! Miles redeemable for future travel and can earn 500 miles for registering online.

"We chose the name go! because that's exactly what we think people want: a reliable, quick, no-hassle way to get from point to point across the state," added Ornstein. "We are thrilled to be here and are glad we can bring with us a variety of job opportunities."

go! will host a job fair at Ala Moana Hotel April 2-3, 2006, for flight and ground operations, maintenance and administrative positions. The Ala Moana Hotel is located at 410 Atkinson Drive in Honolulu.

Mesa currently operates 180 aircraft with over 1,050 daily system departures to 166 cities, 44 states, the District of Columbia, Canada, and Mexico. Mesa operates as America West Express, Delta Connection, US Airways Express and United Express under contractual agreement with America West, Delta Air Lines, US Airways and United Airlines, respectively, and independently as Mesa Airlines. The Company, founded by Larry and Janie Risley in New Mexico in 1982, has approximately 5,000 employees. Mesa is a member of the Regional Airline Association and Regional Aviation Partners. The Company was named 2005 Regional Airline of the Year by Air Transport World Magazine.

For more information on the job fair and reservation information, visit

Mesa Air Group, Inc.

Greg Stephens of go!,
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