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Vanguard Airlines Adds Ninth MD-80-Series Aircraft To Fleet

Kansas City, MO—Vanguard Airlines, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VNGD) has added a ninth MD-80-series aircraft to its fleet. The Boeing MD-80 jet, a modern, fuel-efficient, new-generation aircraft, is configured to seat 132 passengers, including 14 SkyBox? Business Class seats. The aircraft is leased from Pegasus Aviation.

“We continue to offer our passengers greater comfort and reliability as we add MD-80-series aircraft to our fleet,” said Scott Dickson, Vanguard’s Chief Executive Officer and President. “With our June 3 schedule, these aircraft will account for 65 percent of our scheduled capacity. We expect to add more MD-80 aircraft to the fleet over the course of this year, allowing us to increase service on existing routes, bring our low fares to more cities and offer increased employment opportunities to Kansas City.”

Each of Vanguard’s MD-80-series aircraft offers a SkyBox? Business Class cabin featuring leather seats, enhanced meal service and personalized attention—all at an affordable price. Passengers holding Vanguard tickets may upgrade to SkyBox? at check-in for $50 per segment, as long as space is available.

Vanguard Airlines, Kansas City’s Hometown Airline, provides convenient all-jet service to 18 cities nationwide, including Seattle beginning June 3. The airline offers low fares with no advance-purchase requirements, advanced seat assignment and extra legroom on all flights with a fleet of nine Boeing MD-80-series aircraft featuring SkyBox? Business Class service and four Boeing 737s. For more information or to make reservations online, visit Vanguard’s Web site at