Midwest Airlines signed an agreement Friday to acquire two MD-80s that will be used to expand long-haul flying from its Milwaukee hub. "The acquisition of these aircraft provides new opportunities for Midwest and its customers," said Senior VP and CMO Scott Dickson. The aircraft will be placed into service in the first half of 2007, with routes and schedules to be announced at a later date. Midwest currently operates a fleet of 11 MD-80s and 25 717s. With its wholly owned subsidiary Midwest ...

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