Corporate Report Wisconsin Names Midwest Airlines ‘Best Airline for Business Travel’

MILWAUKEE, June 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Corporate Report Wisconsin magazine has named Milwaukee-based Midwest Airlines “Best Airline for Business Travel” as part of its 2005 Best of Wisconsin Business Awards.

The magazine’s readers chose Milwaukee’s hometown airline — recognized nationally for providing “The best care in the air” — as the grand award winner in the airline category. Other nominees were Northwest Airlines and United Airlines.

“We very much appreciate this recognition by the readers of Corporate Report Wisconsin,” said Timothy E. Hoeksema, chairman and chief executive officer. “It’s especially meaningful because Midwest Airlines is a Wisconsin company, committed to providing the citizens of this state with an exceptional travel experience.”

The awards competition included 36 categories covering all aspects of Wisconsin business. Ballots were printed in the magazine’s February edition and available on its Web site. Nearly 1,700 ballots were returned.

Midwest Airlines (NYSE:MEH) features jet service throughout the United States, including Milwaukee’s most daily nonstop flights and best schedule to major destinations. Skyway Airlines, Inc. — its wholly owned subsidiary — operates as Midwest Connect, which offers connections to Midwest Airlines as well as point-to-point service between select markets on regional jet and turboprop aircraft. Together, the airlines offer service to 50 cities. More information is available at http://www.midwestairlines.com/ .

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