PHOENIX--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mesa Air Group, Inc., the regional airline based in Phoenix, AZ operating as US Airways Express in Charlotte, N.C. and Phoenix, AZ, as United Express in Chicago, IL and Dulles, VA, and as go!, Hawaii’s low cost inter-island carrier, is pleased to announce its #1 ranking among US regional airlines for the third consecutive year.
According to the US Department of Transportation Air Travel Consumer Report, Mesa has been the number one regional airline in on-time arrivals, completed flights and has the lowest number of passenger complaints, for the last three consecutive calendar years; the “Triple Crown” of airline excellence.
CEO - Jonathan Ornstein said, “This recognition is tangible evidence of the company’s strong operational performance and reflects Mesa’s continued commitment to its airline partners, United Airlines and US Airways, and our passengers. We thank all of our people and business partners for helping us achieve this fantastic performance.”
Paul Foley – Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer said, “Mesa’s outstanding operating record combined with its low cost structure positions us well to compete for growth in this rapidly changing industry. We are very proud of our team of nearly 1,800 dedicated professionals. This achievement is a result of their hard work and daily focus on the details.”
Mesa Airlines currently operates 370 daily system departures to 74 cities, 32 states, Mexico and the District of Columbia. Mesa operates as US Airways Express and United Express under contractual agreements with US Airways and United Airlines, respectively, and independently in Hawaii as go! The airline, founded by Larry and Janie Risley in New Mexico in 1982, has approximately 1,800 employees.