Midwest Express Holdings Elects New Director to Board

Apr 25, 2001, 01:00 ET from Midwest Express Holdings, Inc.

    MILWAUKEE, April 25 /PRNewswire/ --
     Midwest Express Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:   MEH) -- the holding company of
 Midwest Express Airlines -- today announced the election of Elizabeth T.
 Solberg to its board of directors.  Solberg is regional president and senior
 partner of Fleishman-Hillard, Inc., the largest public relations firm in the
 world. She directs a staff of more than 250 public relations professionals in
 the U.S. and was instrumental in the firm's expansion into Canada.  Solberg is
 widely respected as an expert in corporate counsel and issues management.
     "We're very pleased to have Betsey Solberg join our board," said Timothy
 E. Hoeksema, chairman and chief executive officer.  "Her extensive experience
 and leadership abilities make her an excellent addition.  We look forward to
 her contributions and guidance."
     Solberg serves on numerous boards, including the Midwest Research
 Institute, the Civic Council of Greater Kansas City and the Greater Kansas
 City Community Foundation & Affiliated Trusts.  She is a member of the
 International Women's Forum and serves on the steering committee of the
 Business Council of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art where she is a fellow.
     Midwest Express Holdings, Inc. is the holding company for Midwest Express
 Airlines, a premium-service airline headquartered in Milwaukee.  Catering
 primarily to business travelers since taking to the skies in 1984, the airline
 known as "the best care in the air" has earned its reputation providing
 passengers with personal attention, two-across wide leather seats, fine food
 served on china with complimentary wine or champagne, and baked-onboard
 chocolate chip cookies on luncheon flights -- all at competitive fares.  Conde
 Nast Traveler, Travel+Leisure and the Zagat Airline Survey recognize Midwest
 Express as the best airline in the United States.
     Midwest Express Airlines features primarily nonstop service to major
 destinations throughout the United States.  Astral Aviation, Inc. -- its
 wholly owned subsidiary -- operates Skyway Airlines, The Midwest Express
 Connection, which offers connections to Midwest Express as well as
 point-to-point service between select markets.  Together, the airlines fly to
 49 cities.  More information is available at http://www.midwestexpress.com
 
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    MILWAUKEE, April 25 /PRNewswire/ --
     Midwest Express Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:   MEH) -- the holding company of
 Midwest Express Airlines -- today announced the election of Elizabeth T.
 Solberg to its board of directors.  Solberg is regional president and senior
 partner of Fleishman-Hillard, Inc., the largest public relations firm in the
 world. She directs a staff of more than 250 public relations professionals in
 the U.S. and was instrumental in the firm's expansion into Canada.  Solberg is
 widely respected as an expert in corporate counsel and issues management.
     "We're very pleased to have Betsey Solberg join our board," said Timothy
 E. Hoeksema, chairman and chief executive officer.  "Her extensive experience
 and leadership abilities make her an excellent addition.  We look forward to
 her contributions and guidance."
     Solberg serves on numerous boards, including the Midwest Research
 Institute, the Civic Council of Greater Kansas City and the Greater Kansas
 City Community Foundation & Affiliated Trusts.  She is a member of the
 International Women's Forum and serves on the steering committee of the
 Business Council of the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art where she is a fellow.
     Midwest Express Holdings, Inc. is the holding company for Midwest Express
 Airlines, a premium-service airline headquartered in Milwaukee.  Catering
 primarily to business travelers since taking to the skies in 1984, the airline
 known as "the best care in the air" has earned its reputation providing
 passengers with personal attention, two-across wide leather seats, fine food
 served on china with complimentary wine or champagne, and baked-onboard
 chocolate chip cookies on luncheon flights -- all at competitive fares.  Conde
 Nast Traveler, Travel+Leisure and the Zagat Airline Survey recognize Midwest
 Express as the best airline in the United States.
     Midwest Express Airlines features primarily nonstop service to major
 destinations throughout the United States.  Astral Aviation, Inc. -- its
 wholly owned subsidiary -- operates Skyway Airlines, The Midwest Express
 Connection, which offers connections to Midwest Express as well as
 point-to-point service between select markets.  Together, the airlines fly to
 49 cities.  More information is available at http://www.midwestexpress.com
 
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