Island Air

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Island Air is Hawaii's leading regional carrier, serving airports on all major Hawaiian islands. The airline offers flights between the Islands of O‘ahu (Honolulu International Airport), Maui (Kahului Airport and West Maui’s Kapalua Airport), Moloka‘i (Ho‘olehua Airport), Lana‘i (Lana‘i City Airport), Kaua‘i (Lihue Airport), and the Island of Hawai‘i (Hilo International Airport and Kona International Airport). Island Air has earned a reputation for warm, personalized care and attentive service while taking passengers to Hawai'i's community and premier resort destinations.

In 1980, Princeville Airways (now Island Air) was incorporated by Colorado-based Consolidated Oil and Gas as a subsidiary and began scheduled service between Honolulu and Princeville, on Kaua'i, with two DHC-6 Twin Otter aircraft. While service was extended over the next seven years to small community destinations on other islands, Princeville Airways' main function was to transport passengers to and from the Princeville Resort. By early 1987, Princeville's fleet had grown to eight Twin Otters.

In December 2003, a purchase agreement was signed between Aloha Airgroup and Gavarnie Holding, LLC, a family-owned company. The sale was completed on May 11, 2004, making Island Air Hawaii's third independent airline. In March 2006, Island Air received DOT approval to offer large carrier aircraft with over 66 seats. Island Air has also expanded its routes and now flies to all of Hawai'i's major airports with more direct and nonstop service between six Hawaiian Islands.

Island Air operates a fleet of 37-seat Dash 8 turboprop aircraft. These airplanes provide reliable, on-time service to all destinations.

The Island Air Explorer Program is offered to students between the ages of 14 and 20. Besides learning about aviation-related careers, the 10-week program is an opportunity to gain hands-on experience directly from those who perform such functions everyday.

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Island Air
99 Kapalulu Place
Honolulu Hawai'i, 96819
United States


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