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Employees hit hard by loss of Island Air

  • CRAIG T. KOJIMA/ CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    Friday November 10, 2017 Last day of Island Air. Debbie Maluina, Island Air customer service agent, helps a married couple from Ireland, Laurie and Emily Forde, who were on their way to the Big Island on their honeymoon.

The failure of Island Air is further proof that even in times of low fuel prices the airline business is capital intensive, very competitive, and with very low margins (“Island Air to shut down after 37 years,” Star-Advertiser, Nov. 9). Read more

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