January 10, 2007
Mesa Air Group Announces Flights From Farmington, New Mexico to Las Vegas Starting February 1, 2007 As US Airways Express!
PHOENIX, Jan. 10 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Mesa Air Group, Inc. today announced new service between Farmington and Las Vegas beginning February 1, 2007. The flights are operated by Mesa's wholly-owned subsidiary Air Midwest and will operate as US Airways Express. US Airways Express will offer a single roundtrip that will operate 6 days a week, connecting the Four Corners Regional Airport with Las Vegas McCarran International Airport. The flight will be direct with a brief stop in Cedar City, Utah. Tickets can be purchased through US Airways or your local travel professional.
(Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/19990210/LAW065 )The new schedule is timed to allow for a full day of business or pleasure in Las Vegas, while also allowing for easy connections throughout the country on 150 daily departures on US Airways and US Airways Express. The new schedule beginning February 1, 2007 will be as follows:
Departure Arrival Departure Arrival Airport Airport Time Time Frequency Farmington Las Vegas 7:25am 8:50am Sunday thru Friday Las Vegas Farmington 6:15pm 9:40pm Sunday thru Friday
US Airways Express also announced new fares for the direct flights to and from Las Vegas. The fares are as follows:
Farmington to/from Las Vegas Advance Fare Basis One Way Roundtrip Purchase Code Fare* Fare* 14 Day ER14N1 $199.00 7 Day TR7N1 $299.00 Walkup MA0N1 $199.00 $398.00 Walkup Y6 $249.00 $498.00
"These flights are the only direct flights from the Four Corners Region to Las Vegas, and we are excited about the opportunity to bring these flights to Farmington," says Jeffrey Hartz, Manager of Essential Air Service for Mesa Air Group. "With fares starting at just $199* roundtrip, we offer some of the lowest prices to Las Vegas from the region. We hope people will realize the value of using your local airport and flying to or from Las Vegas with US from Farmington."
Tickets may be purchased through US Airways by logging onto their website at http://www.usairways.com/, calling 1-800-235-9292** or contacting your local travel professional.
Mesa currently operates 199 aircraft with over 1,300 daily system departures to 173 cities, 43 states, Canada, Mexico and the Bahamas. 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. On June 9, 2006, Mesa launched interisland service as go! (http://www.iflygo.com/). This new operation links Honolulu to the neighbor island airports of Lihue, Kahului, Kona and Hilo. 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 please visit http://www.mesa-air.com/.
*Restrictions: Some tickets may be nonrefundable and subject to a change fee. Seats are limited and fares may not be available on all flights or in all markets. Some restrictions will apply, please contact US Airways for details. Taxes/Fees: Fares do not include a $3.40 Federal Excise Tax which will be imposed on each flight segment in the passenger's ticketed itinerary. A flight segment is defined as a takeoff and a landing. Fares do not include Passenger Facility Charge(s) of up to $18.00, depending on itinerary or September 11th Security Fee of up to $10 per round trip. These taxes and fees are the responsibility of the passenger and must be paid at the time the ticket is purchased. Flights are operated by Air Midwest, Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of Mesa Air Group. Miscellaneous: Fares and rules are subject to change without notice. Other restrictions may apply. Schedule is subject to change without notice. Flights between Farmington and Las Vegas may have a stop in Cedar City. **Fees: Effective October 6, 2004, US Airways implemented a $5 fee for tickets purchased through the airline's reservation centers and a $10 fee for tickets issued at airport and city ticket offices. The fees do not apply to any tickets purchased or redeemed through http://www.usairways.com/.
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Mesa Air Group, Inc.
CONTACT: Jeffrey Hartz of Mesa Air Group, Inc., +1-602-685-4186,[email protected]
Web site: http://www.mesa-air.com/