Gilbert S. Bennett resigns from the Discovery Air Board

YELLOWKNIFE, Jan. 8, 2013 /CNW/ - Discovery Air Inc. ("Discovery Air") announced today that Gilbert S. Bennett has resigned from Discovery Air's Board of Directors (the "Board").  Mr. Bennett first joined the Board on July 24, 2008 and served as Chair of the Board from August 7, 2008 until December 13, 2012.

Brian Semkowski, Chair of the Board, stated "Gil's contribution to Discovery Air over the past four years has been exemplary. His experience, leadership and integrity have been fundamental to building the company. We are very thankful for his contribution to the Board and Discovery Air, and are sorry to see him go.  We all wish Gil great health and happiness for the future."

ABOUT DISCOVERY AIR AND ITS SUBSIDIARIES

Discovery Air is a Canadian specialty aviation company operating over 160 aircraft with approximately 850 team members. Its subsidiaries provide airborne training to the Canadian military, air ambulance services, airborne fire services, helicopter operations, fixed-wing air charter services, expediting and logistics support, and a range of maintenance, repair, overhaul, modification, engineering and certification services.

Discovery Air Inc.'s Class A common voting shares and unsecured convertible debentures trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange (symbols DA.A and DA.DB.A, respectively).

SOURCE: Discovery Air Inc.

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