Midwest Air Group Webcast Alert: Conference Call Friday Regarding Definitive Merger Agreement

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MILWAUKEE, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Midwest Air Group, Inc. (AMEX:MEH) , parent company of Midwest Airlines, said it will hold a Webcast on Friday, August 17, to discuss the definitive merger agreement it has signed with an affiliate of TPG Capital, L.P.

Company management will provide the update in a conference call with industry analysts and institutional investors at 11:30 a.m. Eastern time. The discussion will be available simultaneously in a listen-only mode and for the following 30 days at http://phx.corporate-ir.net/phoenix.zhtml?p=irol- eventDetails&c=88626&eventID=1628711.

Readers of Travel+Leisure named Midwest Airlines “Best Domestic Airline” in the magazine’s 2007 World’s Best Awards competition. The airline 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/.