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Mesa Airlines
IATA
YV
ICAO
ASH
Callsign
AIR SHUTTLE
Founded 1982
Hubs As US Airways Express:
Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport
McCarran International Airport
Charlotte/Douglas International Airport
As United Express:
O'Hare International Airport
Washington Dulles International Airport
As Delta Connection:
Orlando International Airport
Focus cities As Delta Connection:
Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport
John F. Kennedy International Airport
As United Express:
Denver International Airport
As Air Midwest:
Kansas City International Airport
Pittsburgh International Airport
Fleet size 199
Destinations 165
Parent company Mesa Air Group, Inc.
Headquarters Phoenix, Arizona
Key people Jonathan G. Ornstein (CEO)
Website: http://www.mesa-air.com

Mesa Airlines is an American regional airline based in Phoenix, Arizona, United States. It is a FAA Part 121 certificated air carrier operating under air carrier certificate number MASA036A issued on June 29, 1979. It is a subsidiary of Mesa Air Group. It was known briefly as Mountain West Airlines from 1995 to 1996. It operates flights as United Express, US Airways Express, Delta Connection (via Freedom Airlines), and under the brand go! for flights in the Hawaiian Islands. The brand Mesa Airlines is also used to market flights from Albuquerque and Dallas/Fort Worth that are operated by Air Midwest. [citation needed] It serves more than 180 markets in the Western Hemisphere. Image File history File links MesaAirlinesLogo1. ... IATA airline designators, sometimes called IATA reservation codes, are two-character codes assigned by the International Air Transport Association (IATA) to the worlds airlines in accordance with the provisions of Resolution 762. ... 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Denver International Airport (IATA: DEN, ICAO: KDEN, FAA LID: DEN), often called DIA, is, by land size, the largest international airport in the United States, and the third largest international airport in the world, after only King Fahd International Airport[1], and Montréal-Mirabel International Airport. ... Airport diagram Airport from the east. ... “PIT” redirects here. ... A holding company is a company that owns enough voting stock in another firm to control management and operations by influencing or electing its board of directors. ... Mesa Air Group (NASDAQ: MESA) is a Phoenix, Arizona-based commercial aviation holding company that operates three regional airline subsidiaries: Mesa Airlines, Freedom Airlines, and Air Midwest, and five supporting subsidiaries. ... 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This article is about the Hawaii-based airline. ... Official language(s) English, Hawaiian Capital Honolulu Largest city Honolulu Area  Ranked 43rd  - Total 10,931 sq mi (29,311 km²)  - Width n/a miles (n/a km)  - Length 1,522 miles (2,450 km)  - % water 41. ... Albuquerque International Sunport (IATA: ABQ, ICAO: KABQ) is a public airport located three miles (5 km) southeast of the central business district (CBD) of Albuquerque, a city in Bernalillo County, New Mexico, USA. The airports IATA airport code ABQ is also Amtraks 3-letter code for its rail... Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, located between the cities of Dallas and Fort Worth, is the busiest airport in Texas and third busiest airport in the world in terms of operations. ... 1970s Logo This article is about the regional airline based in Wichita, KS. For the article regarding the renamed Midwest Express, see Midwest Airlines. ...

Contents

Airline operations

Mesa Airlines operates as [1]:

US Airways Express is a brand name used by several individually owned airlines or airline holding companies which provide regional airline and commuter service for US Airways. ... A mainline flight is one that is operated by an airliners main operating unit, rather than by its regional alliance, regional code-share or regional subsidiary. ... The Bombardier Canadair Regional Jet (CRJ) is a regional airliner manufactured by Bombardier based on the Canadair Challenger business jet. ... The de Havilland Canada DHC-8, popularly known as the Dash 8, is a series of twin-engined, medium range, turboprop airliners introduced by de Havilland Canada (DHC) in 1984. ... United Express is a brand name under which seven regional airlines operate feeder flights for United Airlines. ... A mainline flight is one that is operated by an airliners main operating unit, rather than by its regional alliance, regional code-share or regional subsidiary. ... The Bombardier Canadair Regional Jet (CRJ) is a regional airliner manufactured by Bombardier based on the Canadair Challenger business jet. ... The Bombardier Canadair Regional Jet (CRJ) is a regional airliner manufactured by Bombardier based on the Canadair Challenger business jet. ... The de Havilland Canada DHC-8, popularly known as the Dash 8, is a series of twin-engined, medium range, turboprop airliners introduced by de Havilland Canada (DHC) in 1984. ... Nickname: Motto: Urbs in Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location in the Chicago metro area and Illinois Coordinates: , Country State Counties Cook, DuPage Settled 1770s Incorporated March 4, 1837 Government  - Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Area  - City  234. ... Aerial photo Washington Dulles International Airport (IATA airport code IAD, ICAO airport code KIAD) serves the greater Washington, DC metropolitan area. ... This article refers to the state capital of Colorado. ... The Bombardier Canadair Regional Jet (CRJ) is a regional airliner manufactured by Bombardier based on the Canadair Challenger business jet. ... Honolulu as seen from the International Space Station Honolulu is the largest city and the capital of the U.S. state of Hawai‘i. ...

Former airline divisions

  • CalPac (California Pacific) (1993-1995)
  • Desert Sun Airlines (1995-1996)
  • FloridaGulf Airlines (1991-1997)
  • Liberty Express Airlines (1994-1997)
  • Mountain West Airlines (1995-1996)
  • Skyway Airlines (1989-1994)
  • Superior Airlines (1994-1995)

Skyway Airlines is a subsidiary of Midwest Airlines that feeds Midwests hub at General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee, Wisconsin under the trade name Midwest Connect. ...

History

See also: Mesa Air Group#History

From 1989 to 1998, Mesa Airlines operated as a conglomeration of up to eight separate airlines. For the history of the acquisition and expansion of Mesa Airlines during this time frame see Mesa Air Group. The following history section details the history of the individual airlines that comprised Mesa Airlines during this time frame: Mesa Air Group (NASDAQ: MESA) is a Phoenix, Arizona-based commercial aviation holding company that operates three regional airline subsidiaries: Mesa Airlines, Freedom Airlines, and Air Midwest, and five supporting subsidiaries. ... Mesa Air Group (NASDAQ: MESA) is a Phoenix, Arizona-based commercial aviation holding company that operates three regional airline subsidiaries: Mesa Airlines, Freedom Airlines, and Air Midwest, and five supporting subsidiaries. ...


Mesa Airlines / Mountain West Airlines

Mesa Airlines was known briefly as Mountain West Airlines from 1995 to 1997. It has had up to four separate operations based on code share partners. As of October 2006, only its America West Express and United Express operations remain in service. [citation needed] Mesa Airlines is an airline based in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. It is a FAA Part 121 certificated air carrier operating under air carrier certificate number MASA036A issued on June 29, 1979. ... America West Express is the name for America West Airlines commuter and regional flights operated by Mesa Air Groups Mesa Airlines under a code share agreement. ... United Express is a brand name under which seven regional airlines operate feeder flights for United Airlines. ...


Independent

The original Mesa Airlines operation was founded by Larry and Jane Risley of Farmington, New Mexico, as the flight division of JB Aviation in 1980. In 1982, it began service as Mesa Air Shuttle. Over the next five years it established a presence in New Mexico and built its Albuquerque hub. It eventually expanded into a hub in Phoenix. In 1992, when Mesa established a code share with America West, its Phoenix hub was turned over to the America West Express division. Farmington (Navajo: Tótah) is a city in San Juan County, New Mexico, United States. ... Capital Santa Fe Largest city Albuquerque Largest metro area Albuquerque metropolitan area Area  Ranked 5th  - Total 121,665 sq mi (315,194 km²)  - Width 342 miles (550 km)  - Length 370 miles (595 km)  - % water 0. ... United States ten major airlines, based at Sky Harbor International Airport in Phoenix, Arizona, with a secondary operations hub at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas, Nevada. ...


In 1997, Mesa established a hub at Fort Worth Meacham International Airport, using two Bombardier CRJ aircraft, providing service from Fort Worth to San Antonio, Austin, Houston Hobby, and Colorado Springs. The venture was short-lived and the hub was eliminated during corporate restructuring. The Albuquerque hub was merged into Air Midwest. [citation needed] Fort Worth Meacham International Airport (commonly referred to as Meacham Field) is an airport in Fort Worth, Texas with the IATA airport code FTW and the ICAO airport code KFTW. The airport is located at the intersection of Interstate 820 and U.S. Highway 287 in northwest Fort Worth, near... 1970s Logo This article is about the regional airline based in Wichita, KS. For the article regarding the renamed Midwest Express, see Midwest Airlines. ...


America West Express

Main article: America West Express

In September 1992, Mesa negotiated a code sharing agreement with America West to operate out of its Phoenix hub, serving 12 cities. These routes were originally from the independent Mesa operation. The code share allowed increased frequency and increased load factors and expansion into several new markets. America West Express is the name for America West Airlines commuter and regional flights operated by Mesa Air Groups Mesa Airlines under a code share agreement. ...


In 1997, Desert Sun Airlines was merged into this division and its Fokker F70s were replaced by Bombardier CRJ-200 aircraft. The CRJ-200 aircraft also began replacing the Beechcraft 1900 as the 1900s were transitioned over to Mesa's Air Midwest subsidiary. Beginning in December 1997, Mesa began operating de Havilland Canada Dash 8-200 aircraft between Phoenix and Grand Junction. In 2003, Mesa Airlines took over the operations of Freedom Airlines and Freedom Airlines' CRJ-900s were transferred into the America West Express operation. Mesa Airlines is an airline based in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. It is a FAA Part 121 certificated air carrier operating under air carrier certificate number MASA036A issued on June 29, 1979. ... The Fokker F70 is a 70 seat, twin engine regional jet airliner developed as a smaller version of the larger, 100 seat Fokker F100 jetliner. ... The Bombardier Canadair Regional Jet (CRJ) is a regional airliner manufactured by Bombardier based on the Canadair Challenger business jet. ... The Beechcraft 1900 Beechliner is a 19-passenger, pressurized twin-engine turboprop airplane manufactured by the Beechcraft Division of the Raytheon Company (now Hawker Beechcraft}. It was designed as and is primarily used as a regional airliner. ... The de Havilland Canada DHC-8, popularly known as the Dash 8, is a series of twin-engined, medium range, turboprop airliners introduced by de Havilland Canada (DHC) in 1984. ... Freedom Airlines (IATA: F8, ICAO: FRL, and Callsign: Freedom Air) is a FAA Part 121 certificated air carrier operating under air carrier certificate number FDKA087K issued on April 1, 2002. ...


On September 16, 2005, America West and US Airways completed their merger. Although the companies merged, as of October 2006, the two flight operations have not been merged and Mesa continues to code share with the new US Airways Group as US Airways Express under its America West Express code share agreement. It operates CRJ-200 and CRJ-900 aircraft from hubs in Charlotte and Phoenix, and Dash-8 aircraft from its Phoenix hub. [citation needed] is the 259th day of the year (260th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


US Airways Express

Main article: US Airways Express

In November 1997, Mesa negotiated a code share agreement to provide service to US Airways as US Airways Express for 14 turbojets to various cities from its Philadelphia and Charlotte, North Carolina hubs. In 1998 and 2000, the agreement was expanded to 28 jets and then to 52 jets. The first CRJ-200 aircraft began operating in 1998. As Mesa began taking deliveries of the Embraer 145 aircraft in 2000, the CRJs were transferred to the America West division, separating the fleet types. US Airways Express is a brand name used by several individually owned airlines or airline holding companies which provide regional airline and commuter service for US Airways. ... Turbojets are the simplest and oldest kind of general purpose jet engines. ... For other uses, see Philadelphia (disambiguation) and Philly. ... “Charlotte” redirects here. ...


In 2003, 20 CRJ-200 aircraft were reintroduced to the US Airways Express division. With the reintroduction of the CRJ, the CRJ-200 aircraft operated out of the Philadelphia hub, and the ERJ-145 aircraft operated out of the Charlotte hub.


In 2005, Mesa's code share agreement with US Airways was not reaffirmed in bankruptcy court, and Mesa began transitioning the aircraft to other code shares. Twenty-six ERJ aircraft were transitioned to Freedom Airlines, and the CRJ and remaining ERJs were transferred to Mesa's United Express operation. [citation needed] However, following the America West Airlines merger later that year, the Mesa contract for America West Express was retained and expanded to include non-former America West Express routes. America West Airlines (IATA: HP, ICAO: AWE, and Callsign: Cactus), operating as US Airways, is one of the United States ten major airlines. ...


United Express

Main article: United Express

In 1990, Mesa acquired Aspen Airways Denver hub and routes, except for Aspen's Denver to Aspen route. It attempted to acquire Aspen's code share with United, however United was unwilling to code share with an airline that only operated 19-seat turboprops. Mesa leased Embraer-120 Brasilias from its former competitor in New Mexico, Air Midwest. With the Brasilias in hand, Mesa gained a code share with United for its Denver hub. United Express is a brand name under which seven regional airlines operate feeder flights for United Airlines. ... Mesa Air Group (NASDAQ: MESA) is a Phoenix, Arizona-based holding company founded in 1982 whose principle subsidiaries operate as regional air carriers. ...


In 1995, California Pacific and its Los Angeles hub was merged into Mesa's United Express operation. After the closing of Superior Airlines Columbus hub, its aircraft and crews were used to expand United Express into Portland and Seattle. In 1997, operational difficulties with the Denver hub and disagreements over the renewal of Mesa's WestAir subsidiary code share with United resulted in the cancellation of Mesa's code share. Mesa Airlines is an airline based in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. It is a FAA Part 121 certificated air carrier operating under air carrier certificate number MASA036A issued on June 29, 1979. ...


In 2003, Mesa renegotiated a code share agreement with United with a hub in Denver. As of October 2006, Mesa operates CRJ-200 and CRJ-700 aircraft from its Chicago and Washington Dulles hubs, and Dash-8 aircraft from its Denver hub. [citation needed]


Skyway Airlines

Main article: Skyway Airlines

The Skyway Airlines division was Mesa's first foray into the Midwest. Skyway was formed in 1989 when Mesa established a code share agreement with Midwest Express and a Milwaukee hub. From Milwaukee, Mesa served 25 cities in nine states in the upper Midwest region, using Beechcraft 1900 aircraft. Upon expiration of the code share in 1994, it was not renewed. Midwest Express kept the Skyway Airlines name and routes, forming Astral Airways to fill the void as Mesa ceased service in Milwaukee. Mesa reallocated the aircraft and crews to start Superior Airways in its Columbus, Ohio hub for America West Express. [citation needed] Skyway Airlines is a subsidiary of Midwest Airlines that feeds Midwests hub at General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee, Wisconsin under the trade name Midwest Connect. ... Skyway Airlines is a subsidiary of Midwest Airlines that feeds Midwests hub at General Mitchell International Airport in Milwaukee, Wisconsin under the trade name Midwest Connect. ... The Beechcraft 1900 Beechliner is a 19-passenger, pressurized twin-engine turboprop airplane manufactured by the Beechcraft Division of the Raytheon Company (now Hawker Beechcraft}. It was designed as and is primarily used as a regional airliner. ... Superior Airways is a chartered air service based in Red Lake, Ontario, Canada at the Red Lake Airport in the town of Cochenour. ... Nickname: Location in the state of Ohio, USA Coordinates: , Country State Counties Franklin, Delaware, and Fairfield Government  - Mayor Michael B. Coleman (D) Area  - City  212. ...


FloridaGulf Airlines

The FloridaGulf Airlines division was formed in 1991 after Mesa's acquisition of Air Midwest. Air Midwest's CEO, Robert Priddy, was chosen to start up the operation. It operated under a code share agreement with USAir and was a USAir Express carrier. It started with a Tampa hub, providing service to Florida and the southeast United States using Beechcraft 1900 aircraft. Additional hubs in Orlando and New Orleans were established. In 1993, the airline expanded into the Northeast, with a hub in Boston and eventually Philadelphia. In 1994, six Embraer-120 Braslia aircraft were added. By the time it was merged into Air Midwest, in 1997, it was operating 44 Beechcraft 1900 and 9 Embraer-120 aircraft serving 49 destinations. [citation needed] FloridaGulf Airlines is a commuter airline started by Mesa Airlines in 1991 to serve Florida and the South East United States as a feeder for US Air. ... Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is the job of having the ultimate executive responsibility or authority within an organization or corporation. ... The US Airways logo A US Airways 737 at Chicago OHare US Airways is an airline based in Arlington, Virginia. ... Tampas skyline For alternate meanings, see Tampa (disambiguation) Tampa is a city located in Hillsborough County on the west coast of Florida. ... The Beechcraft 1900 Beechliner is a 19-passenger, pressurized twin-engine turboprop airplane manufactured by the Beechcraft Division of the Raytheon Company (now Hawker Beechcraft}. It was designed as and is primarily used as a regional airliner. ...


Superior Airlines

After the Skyway Airlines division ceased operation, Mesa allocated the aircraft and crews and formed Superior Airlines in 1994 to provide service from a Columbus, Ohio hub for America West Express. By 2000 the aircraft and crews, which consisted of CRJ-200s (CL-65s), were being operated by Mesa Airlines itself. America West closed its Columbus hub in 2003 and Mesa again reallocated the assets this time to its newly reacquired United Express operation. Mesa Airlines is an airline based in Phoenix, Arizona, USA. It is a FAA Part 121 certificated air carrier operating under air carrier certificate number MASA036A issued on June 29, 1979. ...


CalPac (California Pacific)

Mesa created CalPac (California Pacific) in 1993, establishing a United Express carrier with a Los Angeles hub. It utilized Beechcraft 1900 and Embraer-120 aircraft to serve 12 destinations. In 1995, the airline division was merged into Mesa's United Express operation.


Liberty Express Airlines

In 1994, Mesa acquired Pittsburgh-based Crown Airways. Using the assets from Crown Airways, Mesa established Liberty Express with its hub in Pittsburgh and a code share with USAir. In 1997, it was merged into Air Midwest, operating 14 Beechcraft 1900 aircraft serving 17 destinations.


Desert Sun Airlines

The Desert Sun Airlines division was created in 1995 to inaugurate Mesa's first jet service utilizing Fokker F-70 aircraft. It operated as America West Express from a Phoenix hub. The first two cities to receive jet service were Spokane and Des Moines. In 1996, the division was merged into Mesa's America West Express operation, and the Fokker F-70 aircraft were replaced by Bombardier CRJ aircraft as they were introduced. Nickname: Location of Spokane in Spokane County and Washington Coordinates: , Country United States State Washington County Spokane Government  - Mayor Dennis P. Hession Area  - City  58. ... “Des Moines” redirects here. ...


go!

Main article: go! (airline)

In 2006, Mesa formed go! in the Hawaiian islands, using six Bombardier CRJ aircraft from its Honolulu hub. It established a code share with Mokulele Airlines, which will serve airports that cannot accept jet aircraft and provide point-to-point service in between the islands. This article is about the Hawaii-based airline. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Mokulele Airlines is an independent commuter airline based in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii. ...


Kunpeng Airlines

Kunpeng Airlines was formed as a joint venture between Mesa Airlines and Shenzhen Airlines of China. They began flying in October 2007 with 3 CRJ-200 aircraft. The airline expects to operate 20 CRJ's prior to the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games and plan to expand at a rate of 20 aircraft per year for the next 5 years. All pilots will be based in Beijing or Xian and the airline will initially fly to 16 regional airports. Mesa will be replacing the CRJ-200s going to Kunpeng with larger regional jets such as the CRJ-700 and 900. Kunpeng Airlines (鲲鹏航空) is a regional airline based in northern China. ... Shenzhen Airlines is a domestic budget airline based in Shenzhen Baoan International Airport, Shenzhen, Guangdong, Peoples Republic of China. ... The 2008 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XXIX Olympiad, will be celebrated from August 8, 2008 to August 24, 2008, with the opening ceremony commencing at 08:08:08 pm at the Beijing National Stadium in Beijing, Peoples Republic of China. ... “Peking” redirects here. ... 1) The city of Xian in China 2) An alternative spelling of Christian, by analogy with Xmas as an alternative spelling of Christmas. ...


Crew bases

  • Atlanta, Georgia (ERJ-145)
  • Charlotte, North Carolina (CRJ-900)
  • Chicago, Illinois (CRJ-200/700)
  • Denver, Colorado (DHC-8-100/Q200)
  • Grand Junction, Colorado (DHC-8-100/Q200)
  • Hilo, Hawaii (CRJ-200)
  • Honolulu, Hawaii (CRJ-200)
  • Kahului, Hawaii (CRJ-200)
  • Kona, Hawaii (CRJ-200)
  • Lihue, Hawaii (CRJ-200)
  • New York JFK, New York (ERJ-145)
  • Orlando, Florida (ERJ-145)
  • Phoenix, Arizona (DHC-8-100/Q200, CRJ-200/900)
  • Nashville, Tennessee (CRJ-200/700)
  • Washington Dulles International, Virginia (CRJ-200/700)

Fleet

As of August 2007 the Mesa Air Group fleet includes: (198 Aircraft)

Mesa Airlines Fleet
Aircraft Total Passengers Subsidiary
CRJ-900 38
(7 orders)
(112 options)
86 Mesa Airlines
CRJ-700ER 18
(112 options)
64 Mesa Airlines
CRJ-100/200 58 50 Go!, Mesa Airlines
Dash-8-200 28 37 Air Midwest, Freedom Airlines
Embraer ERJ-145LR 36
(64 options)
50 Freedom Airlines
Be-1900D 20 19 Air Midwest

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Incidents

On January 25, 2007, a Mesa Airlines CRJ-200LR with registration N17337 and operating as US Airways Express (in America West Express colors) flight 2985 from Denver International Airport to Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport experienced an uncontained failure of its port engine approximate 50 nm (100 km) from Denver. The flight crew declared an emergency and were able to return to Denver without injury to passengers or crew. The incident is the first of its kind for the General Electric CF34-3B1 engine used on the CRJ.[1] is the 25th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2007 (MMVII) is the current year, a common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar and the AD/CE era in the 21st century. ... US Airways Express is a brand name used by several individually owned airlines or airline holding companies which provide regional airline and commuter service for US Airways. ... America West Express is the name for America West Airlines commuter and regional flights operated by Mesa Air Groups Mesa Airlines under a code share agreement. ... Denver International Airport (IATA: DEN, ICAO: KDEN, FAA LID: DEN), often called DIA, is, by land size, the largest international airport in the United States, and the third largest international airport in the world, after only King Fahd International Airport[1], and Montréal-Mirabel International Airport. ... “PHX” redirects here. ... A nautical mile is a unit of distance, or, as physical scientists like to call it, length. ... A kilometre (American spelling: kilometer) (symbol: km) is a unit of length equal to 1000 metres (from the Greek words khilia = thousand and metro = count/measure). ... GE-Aviation, a subsidiary of General Electric, is headquartered in Evendale, Ohio (a Cincinnati suburb). ... The General Electric TF34 is a military turbofan engine used on the A-10 Thunderbolt and S-3 Viking. ...


References

  1. ^ Croft, John. "Picture: NTSB investigating first uncontained engine failure of GE CF34-3B1 on Mesa Airlines CRJ200LR Thursday", Flightglobal.com, 2007-01-29. Retrieved on 2007-01-30. 
  • Graham, Rex (03-01-1987). "And the Winner Is ....". New Mexico Business Journal 11 (3): 17. Retrieved on 2006-09-22. 
  • various (various). "Mesa Airlines Company Reports 1991-1993" (PDF). The Investext Group. Retrieved on 2006-09-22.
  • Mesa Air Group (various). "1995-2005 Annual Reports". Retrieved on 2006-09-22.

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In 1982 Larry Risley founded Mesa Airlines in Farmington, New Mexico with the purchase of the company's first airplane.
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As of FY2003, Mesa Airlines operated 150 airplanes incuding Canadair regional jets, Beechcraft, and De Havilland Canada Dash 8 airplanes.
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