Mar 31, 2008 · Aloha blamed what it termed unfair competition from go airlines, a subsidiary of Arizona-based Mesa Air Group Inc., and Banmiller stood by that on Sunday.
Aloha Airlines was a company that had been around since 1929, and was known for being one of the very best Hawaiian Airlines there were. It was loved by many people, and was only known for having one accident, which led to further safety precautions being put in place.
Go! launched in June 2006 with a fare war that lasted two years. With go!, Hawaiian Airlines and Aloha are flying at a loss, Aloha ran out of cash first and shut down forever on March 31, 2008.
Aloha Airlines was a Hawaiian airline headquartered in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii, operating from a hub at Honolulu International Airport. Operations began on July 26, 1946, and ceased on March 31, 2008. Operations began on July 26, 1946, and ceased on March 31, 2008.
When an airline with such a long and storied history as Aloha goes out of business, it’s just a sad day. I will always remember Aloha under better circumstances. This photo, though of a more recent “retrojet” scheme, reminds me of how the planes looked during my very early childhood visits to Hawai’i.
Go!, based in Honolulu was a regional brand of Phoenix, Arizona-based Mesa Airlines. Go! operated inter-island services within Hawaii. Its main base was Honolulu International Airport. It was a division within the Mesa Airlines subsidiary of Mesa Air Group and its flights were operated by Mesa Airlines. The airline ceased operations in Hawaii on April 1, 2014.
An Aloha Airlines plane and a Hawaiian Airlines plane taxi for position in Kahalui, Hawaii in this March 24, 2005 file photo. Aloha filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection on March 21, 2008.
“This is a very troubling development that will have far-reaching consequences. My heart goes out to the employees who have devoted their careers, and made so many personal sacrifices, to keep Aloha Airlines serving the people of Hawaii over the years.
It’s weeding out the weakest air carriers and making room for new airlines with sustainable business models. This is part of a perfectly normal cycle we’ve seen many times before.
Jul 13, 2007 · If go! succeeds is driving Aloha out of business, it will result in a real mess: At recent utilization levels, Aloha’s 9 737’s first departures lift-off carrying approximately 900 passengers. Hawaiian & go! together are leaving with 300 empty seatslooks to me as though that produces a shortage of 600; on just the first flight each day.
Air Canada assumed the routes of Canadian Airlines which went out of business and increased capacity on its Vancouver-Honolulu-Sydney route by providing an Airbus A340 aircraft with 284 seats. 2001. Cruise ships started to impact airline reservations. 2001. Aloha and Hawaiian Airlines announced plans to merge. 2001