Midwest Air Group Board of Directors to Meet August 16 to Consider Alternatives Regarding Sale of Company

MILWAUKEE, Aug. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — In light of developments relating to its consideration of a sale of the company, the Board of Directors of Midwest Air Group (AMEX:MEH) today said it would meet to consider alternatives on Thursday afternoon, August 16.


There can be no assurance that the board will reach a final decision at that meeting or that any definitive merger agreement will be entered into.


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. Both Skyway Airlines, Inc. — a wholly owned subsidiary of Midwest Airlines — and SkyWest Airlines, Inc. operate as Midwest Connect and offer service to and connections through Midwest Airlines’ hubs. Together, the airlines offer service to 53 cities. More information is available at http://www.midwestairlines.com/.


This news release contains forward-looking statements that may state the company’s or management’s intentions, hopes, beliefs, expectations or predictions for the future. Words such as “planned,” “projecting,” “expect,” “should,” “anticipate,” “believe,” “estimate,” “goal,” “plan,” “objective” or similar words are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Factors that may cause events contemplated by the company’s forward-looking statements not to occur include, but are not limited to, the risk factors described in “Item 1A. Risk Factors” in the company’s “Annual Report on Form 10-K” for the year ended December 31, 2006.


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