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UAPremierExec Mar 7, 13 3:15 pm

Island Air ends KOA/OGG
 
Just a quick heads up that with the latest schedule change, IslandAir is bowing out of the Kona-Maui market. This will leave Hawaiian with 2 flights, Mokulele at 12-15, and Pacific Wings with 5.

Tony10s Mar 7, 13 11:51 pm

Island Air ends KOA/OGG
 
Maybe mr Ellison has something up his sleeve

UAPremierExec Mar 8, 13 1:24 pm

He's made it clear his intent is to increase air service to Lanai to help support the resorts, which are struggling with extremely low occupancy rates. I think its a smart move by WP to withdraw from the market since they only have 2 planes flying right now and NO spares... president Les Mirashige has made it quite public that Island Air plans to re-enter the Maui - Hilo route when it has enough equipment.


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