Hawai'i's go! to codeshare with Island Air
Mesa Air Group has concluded a codeshare agreement with Hawaii Island Air (dba Island Air), beginning with immediate effect, which replaces the carrier's previous agreement with Mokulele Airlines that was cancelled on 24 March 2009.
Mesa's independent Hawai'i operation, operating as go!, will begin marketing services to be flown by Island Air between Kahului, Maui and Hilo, the Big Island and Lihu'e, Kaua'i; Honolulu and Kapalua, Maui; Honolulu and Lana'i; Honolulu and Moloka'i; Kahului, and Kona, the Big Island and between Kahului and Moloka'i. The new services will be available through go!'s website and Island Air's website.
Commenting on the agreement, Mesa Air Group chairman and CEO Jonathan Ornstein said, "We are delighted to be working with Island Air which has a long tradition of high quality service in the islands. This codeshare agreement will allow go! to extend its network and offer the people of Hawai'i an even greater choice for inter-island travel. We look forward to exploring other synergies and mutually beneficial opportunities with Island Air in the near future and we reaffirm our commitment to continuing to serve the people and businesses of Hawai'i with great service and low fares."
Island Air chairman, Charles Willis commented, "We welcome the opportunity to add go! to our list of distinguished codeshare partners. Island Air remains committed to making inter-island travel easy and convenient."