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Mesa Airlines

IATA Code
ICAO Code
IATA Prefix
Callsign
IATA Member
YV
ASH
533
 

Mesa Airlines Bombardier CRJ-200
Mesa Airlines
410 North 44th Street, Suite 700
Phoenix
AZ 85008
USA
Tel.: +1 602 685 4000
Fax: +1602 685 4350
Email:
Website: www.mesa-air.com
Type: Scheduled, charter, international, regional, domestic, pax
Owner: Publcly held (100%)
Shareholdings: Air Midwest (100%); Freedom Airlines (100%); go! Mukulele
Base: Phoenix (PHX)
Hubs: -
Start of ops: October 1980
Associations: Regional Airline Association - RAA
Mesa Airlines operates this equipment Executives:
  • 47 x Bombardier CRJ-900 (+9 planned)
  • 20 x Bombardier CRJ-700
Chairman & CEO:
President & CFO:
COO:
Jonathan Ornstein
Michael Lotz
Paul Foley

Name Alias
IATA
Code
ICAO
Code
Country Base Dates
Mesa Airlines Mesa Air Group
YV
ASH
USA.Arizona Farmington,NM; Phoenix 1980-
Formed by Larry Risley by purchasing JB Aviation's assets in 1979 in New Mexico. Started services as Mesa Air Shuttle and renamed Mesa Airlines in 1982. IPO in 1987. Acquired assets from Aspen AW in 1990, Air Midwest in 1991, West Air in 1993, Crown AW in 1994, CCAir in 2002. Reorganized as member of Mesa Air Group. Formed subsidiary/division Desert Sun Airlines in 1995 for ops on behalf of America West Express, reintegrated in 1997. Moved from New Mexico to Arizona in 1998. Formed new division in Hawaii during 2006 named Go Hawaii. Agreed 12/06 with Shenzhen AL (51%) and Wilmington Trust (24%) for a joint-venture in China (code-named Beijing Airlines, 20 50-seat RJ's expected by mid-2008; named Kunpeng Airlines in 4/07). Isssued a warning on 22/5/08 that it may seek Chapter 11 protection if it loose a running legal battle against Delta. Receive notice from Nasdaq on 18/6/08 that Mesa Air Group will be de-listed effective 15/12/08 unless it complies with SEC regulations. Entered Chapter 11 on 5/1/10, continuing ops; exited bankrupcy on 1/3/11.

Date
Aircraft type
Registration
Location
Country
Fatal
Damage
Canadair Regional Jet CRJ-200LR
N17337
near Woodland Park, CO  USA
0
rerpaired
Beechcraft 200 Super King Air
N39YV
Azusa, CA  USA
1
w/o