Top News on Mokulele Airlines

  • Republic takes stake in struggling Mokulele


    <p>US regional operator Republic Airways Holdings has deepened its ties with new partner Mokulele Airlines after converting an existing loan into an equity stake in the Hawaiian carrier. </p><p>Republic in October 2008 negotiated a deal with Mokulele for its Shuttle America subsidiary to operate four Embraer E-170s on inter-island routes, and also loaned the Hawaiian carrier $8 million. </p><p>Operations started in November, but last month Mokulele barely escaped defaulting on a $300,000 payment to Republic after its employees agreed to defer wages in order for the carrier to pay Republic. </p><p>In a recent earnings call outlining Mokulele's discussions with stakeholders to recapitalize, Republic CEO Bryan Bedford said: "We are obviously, if we have to, we are going to become a lot more intimate with what it means to be a Hawaiian airline." </p><p>Bedford and Republic followed through on that pledge after the carrier agreed to convert a large portion of the $8 million loan into a 50%


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  • Hawaiian to launch new regional subsidiary


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  • Mokulele to launch four new Hawaii routes on 20 October

    News | 03 Oct 2014 18:57 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Kona-based Mokulele Airlines announces a major expansion of its island network, with plans to begin four new routes beginning on 20 October.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Mokulele-to-launch-four-new-Hawaii-routes-on-20-October-404456/
  • Mokulele launches third Waimea-Maui roundtrip

    News | 27 Jun 2014 15:07 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    ​Mokulele Airlines will launch a third roundtrip flight between Waimea-Kohala airport on the island of Hawaii to Kahului airport on the island of Maui, the Kona-based airline announces.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Mokulele-launches-third-Waimea-Maui-roundtrip-400849/
  • Mokulele Airlines to add service on Hawaii island

    News | 03 Jul 2013 16:19 | Jon Hemmerdinger

    The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has selected Hawaiian carrier Mokulele Flight Services to provide air service from Kamuela on Hawaii island to...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Mokulele-Airlines-to-add-service-on-Hawaii-island-387916/
  • Hawaiian spends $15m on turboprops

    News | 25 Oct 2012 14:15 | Edward Russell

    <p>Hawaiian Airlines will spend $15 million to buy two ATR 42 turboprops during the fourth quarter, as the airline moves to fill the gaps in its inter-island...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Hawaiian-spends-15m-on-turboprops-378095/
  • Hawaiian buys first ATR 42

    News | 18 Oct 2012 00:46 | Stephen Trimble

    <p>Hawaiian Holdings today announced completing the purchase of a used ATR 42 turboprop, the first of up to seven such aircraft for a still-unbranded, inter-island...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Hawaiian-buys-first-ATR-42-377785/
  • Hawaiian buys two turboprops

    News | 05 Sep 2012 16:30 | Edward Russell

    Hawaiian Airlines has signed agreements to buy two turboprop aircraft from an unnamed supplier as part of its plan to launch a new regional subsidiary in Hawaii. Scott...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Hawaiian-buys-two-turboprops-376101/