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First new Midwest Express plane lands; flight destinations announced

Update: 10:11 a.m. Wednesday

Midwest Express has announced Cincinnati, Grand Rapids and Omaha as its first destinations. The airline said it had no immediate timetable for the first flights.

Update: 9:59 a.m. Wednesday

Watch a news conference below.

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Midwest Express Airlines will officially be back. And on Wednesday, so will the cookies.

A news release says that the reborn airline's first plane has landed at Mitchell International Airport and will be unveiled at a news conference Wednesday.

The Milwaukee-based company also says that they will give travelers at the airport fresh-baked chocolate chip cookies, a staple of the airline's first run from the 1980's until the 2000's.

Midwest Airlines is set to announce some of its destinations and the last steps it will take before it takes to the air again.


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