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AIR WISCONSIN TO BUY MAX.

Air Wisconsin Airlines Corp., parent of the same named United Express carrier, will acquire Dornier 328 operator Mountain Air Express, the Regional arm of recently grounded Western Pacific Airlines. In related business, AWAC announced the or der of six additional 328s to expand MAX's operation throughout the mountain communities of Colorado.

"We are pleased to announce these transactions, which will allow us to serve more markets out of Denver as United Express," stated AWAC President and CEO Geoff Crowley. "Assuming that the transaction is completed as scheduled, we will be finalizing our schedule over the next few weeks and determine the timing for introducing these aircraft as United Express. …

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