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Added flights likely to attract a record number of tourists

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    The added flights could bring an extra 102,000 visitors to Hawaii this year, generating 2,191 more jobs and adding another $180 million in direct visitor spending and $21 million in state tax revenue collections, according to Ailevon Pacific Aviation Consulting, which has managed the Hawaii Tourism Authority’s air service consulting for a decade.

New air service to Hawaii in 2017 is expected to bolster Hawaii’s economy by millions of dollars and help the state reach a sixth straight year of record-setting tourism performance. Read more

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