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Washington, D.C. 20549





Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): November 12, 2020


Mesa Air Group, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)






(State or other jurisdiction
of incorporation)

File Number)

(I.R.S. Employer
Identification Number)



410 North 44th Street, Suite 700





Phoenix, Arizona  


(Zip Code)



(Address of principal executive offices)





(602) 685-4000

(Registrant's telephone number, including area code)


Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)



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Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:


Title of Each Class


Trading Symbol(s)


Name of Each Exchange of Which Registered

Common Stock, no par value




Nasdaq Global Select Market


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Emerging growth company   

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Item 8.01 Other Events.


Repayment of Aircraft Debt


Mesa Air Group, Inc. (the “Company”) announced that prior to the second closing under its previously disclosed Loan and Guarantee Agreement, dated October 30, 2020, by and among the Company, its subsidiaries named therein, the United States Department of Treasury, and the Bank of New York Mellon as administrative agent and collateral agent, the Company repaid approximately $164.1 million in existing aircraft debt covering 44 aircraft, including indebtedness under its (a) Senior Loan Agreements, dated June 27, 2018, (b) Junior Loan Agreements, also dated June 27, 2018, (c) Credit Agreements, dated January 31, 2007, April 16, 2014, and May 23, 2014, (d) Senior Loan Agreements, dated December 27, 2017, and (e) Junior Loan Agreements, also dated December 27, 2017. The Company used approximately $82.8 million of existing cash and $81.3 million of cash proceeds received from a prepayment under its Capacity Purchase Agreement with United Airlines, Inc. to fund this debt pay down.







Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

Dated: November 20, 2020







/s/ Brian S. Gillman



Brian S. Gillman



Executive Vice President and General Counsel