Midwest Airlines Resumes Nonstop Service To Los Angeles And Louisville

June 11, 2009

Airline Also Announces Additional Indianapolis Service, Resumption of Ft. Myers Seasonal Service

MILWAUKEE (June 11, 2009) – Midwest Airlines today said it will resume nonstop service between Milwaukee and both Los Angeles and Louisville, Ky. It also announced additional service between Milwaukee and Indianapolis, as well as the resumption of its seasonal schedule between Milwaukee and Ft. Myers, Fla.

Daily nonstop service between Milwaukee and Los Angeles will begin Aug. 1, with service offered aboard an Embraer 190 configured with 10 extra-wide leather Signature seats and 84 leather Saver seats. The Midwest Class seating option combines the airline’s award-winning service and onboard amenities with two choices of seating in the same coach cabin. Buy-onboard Best Care Cuisine meals and baked-onboard chocolate chip cookies will also be available.

Twice-daily nonstop Louisville service will begin Aug. 2, and a fourth daily nonstop flight to Indianapolis takes off July 7. Both will be offered on 37-seat Embraer 135 aircraft.

Midwest recently entered into air service agreements with Republic Airways to operate the E190s and E135s for this service.

In addition, the airline announced it will resume its popular seasonal service to Ft. Myers beginning Nov. 19 and continuing through April 19, 2010. That service will be operated on 76-seat Embraer 170 aircraft.

For flight information and reservations, visit midwestairlines.com, call the Midwest Airlines Contact Center at 800-452-2022 (in Milwaukee, 414-570-7000), or contact a travel consultant.

“We continue to stay close to our customers to provide what they want in terms of enhanced service options to a variety of markets,” Midwest chairman Timothy E. Hoeksema wrote in a message to employees marking the airline’s 25th anniversary. “As we make progress on our restructuring plan, to be able to make this announcement in conjunction with our anniversary acknowledges the customers who have supported us for the past 25 years.”

Midwest Airlines features jet service throughout the United States, including Milwaukee’s most daily nonstop flights and best schedule to major destinations. Catering to business travelers and discerning leisure travelers, the airline earned its reputation as “The best care in the air” by providing passengers with impeccable service and onboard amenities at competitive fares. More information is available at midwestairlines.com.