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Neighbor island companies fear loss of tourism and higher fares

By Allison Schaefers

POSTED: 01:30 a.m. HST, Mar 18, 2014

The departure of go! airlines could hurt neighbor island tourism and lead to higher interisland fares, but the impact will be muted due to the small size of go! "(Go! was) flying a pretty minimal schedule," said David Uchi­yama, vice president of brand management for the Hawaii Tourism Authority. "There will be an impact, but not as great as if they were flying six aircraft like they were before. They were down to two aircrafts."

The departure of go! airlines could hurt neighbor island tourism and lead to higher interisland fares, but the impact will be muted due to the small size of go!

"(Go! was) flying a pretty minimal schedule," said David Uchi­yama, vice president of brand management for the Hawaii Tourism Authority. "There will be an impact, but not as great as if they were flying six aircraft like they were before. They were down to two aircrafts." Login for more...



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