Another Round In Hawaii’s Airline Wars

After losing money for two and a half years in a bitter interisland fare war that killed Aloha Airlines, go! airlines has finally achieved an operating profit, according to the Honolulu Star Bulletin.

That leaves go!, a subsidiary of Mesa Airlines, in competition with Hawaiian Airlines for interisland travel. The smaller Island Air and Mokulele Airlines also provide interisland service, but Mokulele is in trouble.

The airline has defaulted on a loan from partner Republic Airways, which may take over its operations, according to the Honolulu Advertiser. About 100 former employees of Aloha work for Mokulele.


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