Mesa Air Group Adds to Senior Leadership Team

  Mesa Air Group Adds to Senior Leadership Team

Business Wire

PHOENIX -- March 19, 2014

Mesa Air Group, Inc. today announced John Selvaggio has joined its senior
leadership team as Vice President of Business Development and Resource
Planning. With more than 35 years of airline experience with American
Airlines/AMR, US Airways and Delta Air Lines, Selvaggio will help steer Mesa’s
long-term growth and resource pipeline strategy.

“I’m delighted John has joined our team and will focus on fostering new
relationships aimed at enlarging Mesa’s footprint and ensuring the continuous
flow of critical resources to bolster our plans for growth,” said CEO Jonathan
Ornstein.

Selvaggio’s significant career milestones include serving as Assistant Vice
President of Strategic Planning for American Airlines, President, CEO and COO
of post-bankruptcy Midway Airlines and Vice President of US Airways Express
for US Airways, Inc.

He also served as Senior Vice President – Airport Customer Service for Delta
Air Lines and President, CEO and COO of Delta’s innovative high-touch/low-cost
subsidiary, Song Airlines. From 2007 to 2009, he served as President and CEO
of Delta-owned Comair.

Selvaggio earned a bachelor of science degree in Accounting from Fordham
University and has served as a director for professional organizations
including the Regional Airline Association.

Marcia Scott, joining Mesa as Director of Corporate Communications, brings
nearly 20 years of in-house corporate communications, public relations agency
and PR consulting experience. Since 2008, Scott served as Public Relations
Account Supervisor at The Lavidge Company in Phoenix. Her previous positions
include Vice President of Corporate Communications and Investor Relations for
Atlanta-based PGi, Inc. and Director of Corporate Communications and Investor
Relations for both ValuJet Airlines and AirTran Airways.

Scott’s experience includes local, national and international media relations,
investor relations, employee communications, crisis management, public affairs
and community relations. She earned a bachelor’s degree in Journalism-Public
Relations from The University of Florida.

About Mesa Airlines

Named Air Transport World’s Regional Airline of the Year in 2005 and Ranked
No. 1 Regional Airline three consecutive years by the DOT Air Travel Consumer
Report, Phoenix-based Mesa Airlines operates as US Airways Express and United
Express under recently-extended contractual agreements with US Airways and
United Airlines, respectively. Founded in New Mexico in 1982 by Larry and
Janie Risley, Mesa currently operates 71 aircraft with more than 400 daily
system departures to 85 cities, 36 states, the District of Columbia, Canada
and Mexico. The company has approximately 2,200 employees.

Contact:

Mesa Air Group, Inc.
Marcia Scott, 602-685-3742
 
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