comscore Hawaiian Airlines to expand interisland cargo service | Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Top News

Hawaiian Airlines to expand interisland cargo service


Hawaiian Airlines, which already holds about 90 percent of the interisland passenger market, is expanding its cargo presence in the islands.

The state’s largest carrier said Tuesday it plans to acquire three ATR 72 turboprop aircraft in an all-cargo configuration to expand its interisland shipping service. The new service will begin in the first half of 2016 and initially fly between Honolulu and Kahului, Lihue, Kona and Hilo. It will be part of the company’s ‘Ohana by Hawaiian division and operated by Idaho-based Empires Airlines, which currently runs the 48-passenger ATR 42 turboprop service that began in March 2014.

Comments have been disabled for this story...

Click here to see our full coverage of the coronavirus outbreak. Submit your coronavirus news tip.

Be the first to know
Get web push notifications from Star-Advertiser when the next breaking story happens — it's FREE! You just need a supported web browser.
Subscribe for this feature

Scroll Up