Discovery Air Inc. announces Diavik Diamond Mine contract

    LONDON, ON, April 23 /CNW/ - David Taylor, President & C.E.O. of
Discovery Air Inc., is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary,
Air Tindi Ltd., and Air Tindi's joint venture corporation, Tli Cho Air Inc.,
have been awarded a three year contract with an option for an additional two
years, to provide passenger and cargo transportation from Yellowknife to the
Diavik Diamond mine. The Diavik mine is located 193 miles north of
Yellowknife. They will also provide passenger travel to and from the Impact
Benefit Communities of the Tli Cho Region and the Town of Hay River.
    Mr. Taylor stated, "On behalf of Air Tindi and Tli Cho Air, we are
pleased to provide this essential air transportation for the Diavik Diamond
    Discovery Air's mission is to build shareholder value by creating an
alliance of profitable aviation businesses that can realize synergies,
economies of scale and deliver safe, professional air services to clients in
selected niche markets.
    Discovery Air's Class A common shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange
under the symbol DA.A.
    Discovery Air's Debentures trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the
symbol DA.DB.

For further information:

For further information: Wade MacBain, Director of Investor Relations,
Phone: (519) 913-2204, ext. 358, Toll-free: 866-903-3247, ext. 358, E-mail:

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