Top News on Aloha Airlines

  • Three carriers court Hawaiian inter-island traffic

    <P>Mokulele's move into inter-island Hawaiian flying in late 2008 has again disrupted the competitive balance in a market that's proven its inability to handle three carriers vying for a historically price-sensitive market share. </P> <P>After Aloha Airlines filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection and ceased operations in April 2008 Hawaiian Airlines stepped in to fill some of the void, but its CEO Mark Dunkerley explains the carrier had no desire to completely fill the gap as too much capacity existed in those markets prior to Aloha's exit.</P> <P>Hawaiian and upstart go! Airlines remained competitors once Aloha disappeared, and with a 19% drop in interisland capacity during the first through fourth quaters of 2008, Dunkerley notes there was some rationality in the region's supply.</P> <P>The landscape changed when Mokulele partnered in November of last year with US regional operator Republic Airways Holdings for the operation of four Embraer E-170s on interisland operations, st

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  • News Listings for Aloha Airlines

  • Mokulele hires Hee as director of sales

    News | 10 Mar 2015 14:19 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Hawaiian regional operator Mokulele Airlines has hired Richard Hee as the carrier's new director of sales.
  • ANALYSIS: US carriers outline pragmatic plans for fuel savings

    News | 30 Jan 2015 15:39 | Edward Russell

    ​US carriers stand to gain billions of dollars this year if oil prices stay low, cash that they say will largely be put towards further deleveraging of their balance sheets and increased shareholder returns.
  • Alaska to launch San Diego-Kona flights

    News | 22 Oct 2014 14:28 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Alaska Airlines will launch new three-times-weekly service between San Diego and Kona on the island of Hawaii beginning on 5 March.
  • Ellison in talks to acquire Aloha Airlines name: reports

    News | 06 Aug 2013 16:21 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    <p>Larry Ellison may have bigger ambitions in the skies above Hawaii.</p><p>The chief executive of Oracle and owner of the Hawaiian island of Lanai is seeking...
  • ANALYSIS: Alaska’s Switzerland approach to alliances

    News | 15 Jan 2013 16:34 | Edward Russell

    One of Alaska Airlines' many strengths is its strong and unique route and network spanning the US west coast, its namesake state and to Hawaii. It is also...
  • Island Air makes management changes

    News | 08 Oct 2012 19:16

    <p>Island Air has appointed Les Murashige as president.</p><p>Les has previously served as an executive with Island Air and Aloha Airlines.</p><p>The airlines...