Midwest Express Takes Next Step Toward Returning to the Air
Company signs lease for headquarters office at Mitchell International Airport
Milwaukee, WI – April 11, 2019 – Midwest Express Airlines today announced it has leased space for its corporate headquarters at Mitchell International Airport, taking the next step toward launching the new airline with the iconic brand.
“Establishing our office is a significant step toward fulfilling our commitment to returning Midwest Express Airlines to the sky,” said Greg Aretakis, president of Midwest Express Airlines. “We are looking forward to establishing formal office operations in the coming weeks and continuing on our path toward takeoff.”
The one-year, renewable, 1,500-square-foot lease is for the entire building located at 6083 South Jasper Avenue in the MKE Regional Business Park, which was formerly home to the 440th Air Force Reserve Station. The lease was finalized and signed on April 11 and is effective today. Midwest Express expects to begin occupying the space with furnishings and equipment in the coming weeks.
“We are thankful for the initial investors who saw the promise, seized the opportunity and believed in the strong business case to return Midwest Express to operation,” said Aretakis. “We have several steps to take before more details can be shared, but our path is clear, so stay tuned for more updates.”
According to Aretakis, there has been an outpouring of support for re-establishing Midwest Express Airlines from around the country, including outreach from former employees, business partners and frequent flyers. In response, the company has also made available Founders Club Midwest Express commemorative merchandise items which will be offered for a limited time and includes apparel, travel gear, glassware and more via the website www.bringbackmidwestexpress.com.
About Midwest Express Airlines
Midwest Express Airlines is led by Greg Aretakis who serves as President. He is a veteran airline leader who most recently served in senior positions at Midwest Airlines and Frontier Airlines. In May 2018, a private stock offering was filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, allowing the organization to secure investors and begin implementing its plans to bring the airline back to Milwaukee, Wisconsin.