Mesa unveils management shake-up

Mesa Air Group has announced significant changes to its senior management team.Jorn Bates has been appointed to Chief Operating Officer, Mesa
Airlines. Jorn joined Mesa Air Group in January 2007 as Vice President East
Coast Operations and later as President Freedom Airlines. Prior to joining
Mesa, Jorn was at Delta Air Lines for 15 years in a variety of management
roles including General Manager of Operations and Performance for Delta
Connection. Jorn served with the United States Marine Corps, received his
Bachelors Degree in Professional Aeronautics from Embry Riddle Aeronautical
University and an MBA from Shorter College.

  Joe Serratelli joins Mesa as Chief Operating Officer Freedom Airlines,
following a career of more than 25 years with Delta Air Lines. During his
time at Delta, Joe held a variety of management roles in Reservations,
Sales, Field Operations, Airport Customer Service and most recently was
Vice President Operations and Productivity for Song, Delta’s low cost
airline subsidiary.

  Both Jorn and Joe will report to Michael Lotz, President and Chief
Operating Officer Mesa Air Group Inc.

  Mickey Moman is appointed Vice President Safety and Regulatory
Compliance - Mesa Air Group. Mickey joined Mesa Airlines in October 1987
and was appointed Vice President of Flight Operations with Mesa Airlines in
May 2002. Prior to employment with Mesa, Mickey served eight years with the
FAA and before that, eight years in the U.S. Air Force. Mickey started with
Mesa as a line pilot flying the Beech 99 and has served the Company in
multiple capacities including pilot, Chief Pilot, Director of Operations,
Vice President Training and most recently as Vice President Flight
Operations - Mesa Airlines.

  Eric Gust is appointed Vice President Flight Operations Mesa Airlines.
Eric joined Mesa in February 1995 in Bull Head City, Arizona, as a mechanic
and inspector on the Beech 1900Ds. In February 1997, he transferred to the
Internal Evaluations department, working as an airworthiness auditor. He is
qualified as a pilot on the CRJ and was most recently Vice President Safety
and Regulatory Compliance. Eric obtained his Bachelor of Science in
Aviation Management from Metropolitan State College of Denver.

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  Zaka Khogyani is appointed Director of Operations Mesa Airlines. Zaka
joined Mesa in 1995 and has held various positions in Flight Operations and
the Operations Center, most recently as Senior Director Dispatch for Mesa
Airlines and previously Vice President of Flight Operations for Air
Midwest. Mr. Khogyani was the Company’s first ERJ pilot and also flies as a
CRJ captain. Mr. Khogyani received a Bachelor of Science in Aeronautical
Science from Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

  “This restructuring will ensure Mesa continues to have an experienced
team providing the very best in professional services to our people,
passengers and valued airline partners,” said Mesa Air Group Chairman and
CEO, Jonathan Ornstein. “I am confident they will each make a significant
contribution to Mesa as we continue to explore new opportunities to grow
and develop our business and delighted Joe has joined our team,” Ornstein
added.
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