Bloomberg the Company & Products

Bloomberg Anywhere Login

Bloomberg

Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world.

Company

Financial Products

Enterprise Products

Media

Customer Support

  • Americas

    +1 212 318 2000

  • Europe, Middle East, & Africa

    +44 20 7330 7500

  • Asia Pacific

    +65 6212 1000

Communications

Industry Products

Media Services

Follow Us

Businessweek Archives

Mesa's Ornstein Flies The Coop


In Business This Week

MESA'S ORNSTEIN FLIES THE COOP

Jonathan Ornstein, the 36-year-old dealmaker who helped build Mesa Airlines into one of the country's most successful regional airlines, is moving on to head Continental Airlines' commuter carrier, Continental Express. After a string of successful acquisitions, Ornstein seemed to lose his touch in recent months: Three deals, including a potential acquisition of Continental Express, unraveled. And disappointing earnings have more than halved Mesa's share price since March. Ornstein's job won't be any easier at Continental Express: The carrier lost $70 million last year.EDITED BY KEITH H. HAMMONDS


LIMITED-TIME OFFER SUBSCRIBE NOW
 
blog comments powered by Disqus