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Delays give go!, isles a black eye

Chronically late flights upset fliers and have tourism officials worried about the state's reputation

By Dave Segal

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Sep 08, 2013

~~<p>If you flew go! airlines from Kona to Hono&shy;lulu in May at 7 p.m., you had an 85 percent chance of your flight being late, and you would have waited on average more than two hours.</p>
<p>Go! earned the dubious honor of being listed by the U.S. Department of Transportation as the only carrier this year with a flight &mdash; Kona to Hono&shy;lulu &mdash; that was chronically late for four consecutive months. The airline had 32 flights that were chronically late for two or more months through midyear.</p>
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If you flew go! airlines from Kona to Hono­lulu in May at 7 p.m., you had an 85 percent chance of your flight being late, and you would have waited on average more than two hours.

Go! earned the dubious honor of being listed by the U.S. Department of Transportation as the only carrier this year with a flight — Kona to Hono­lulu — that was chronically late for four consecutive months. The airline had 32 flights that were chronically late for two or more months through midyear. Login for more...



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