James Goodfellow joins the Board of Directors of Discovery Air

    LONDON, ON, Oct. 31 /CNW/ - Gil Bennett, the Chairman of the Board of
Discovery Air Inc. (TSX:DA.A), is pleased to announce that Mr. James
Goodfellow has joined the Board of Directors of Discovery Air. Mr. Goodfellow
is a Chartered Accountant and was made a Fellow of the Ontario Institute of
Chartered Accountants in 1986 for distinguished service to the profession. He
has over 40 years experience in public accounting and providing assurance and
advisory services, primarily to large public companies. Mr. Goodfellow was a
Vice-Chairman of Deloitte & Touche LLP prior to his retirement in May 2008 and
was a member of that firm's Board of Directors. He is a frequent speaker on
issues related to financial reporting, corporate governance, securities
regulation and audit committees. Mr. Goodfellow is a past chairman of the
Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountant's (CICA) Accounting Standards Board
and is a co-author of several publications relating to audit committees and
CEO/CFO certification.
    "I am delighted that Jim has joined the Board of Discovery Air. His
substantial experience with issues of corporate governance and financial
reporting will be a great benefit to the Corporation." said Mr. Bennett.

    Discovery Air's mission is to create shareholder value by building an
alliance of profitable aviation businesses that can realize synergies,
economies of scale and deliver safe, professional aviation 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) 951-3580, Toll-free: (866) 903-3247, ext. 3580, E-mail:

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