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Mokulele Airlines Honoring Flights Purchased on go! Airlines

Mesa Air Group has announced that it is shutting down the interisland airline go! effective April 1.  Mokulele Airlines, Hawaii’s low-cost interisland air carrier, is honoring the flights purchased on go! Airlines for travel on Mokulele where available. For go! flights that were purchased on Mokulele’s website for travel to Kaua’i and Hilo, passengers should contact Mokulele for refunds. Mokulele Airlines has had a code share agreement with go! since November 2011 when TransPac Aviation purchased the turbo prop division from Mesa Air Group.

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For over two years, Mokulele has differentiated itself from go! by creating a new brand image that includes a new logo and color scheme. Mokulele also established its own counters at the airports it serves. Mokulele Airlines currently serves eight airports on five islands with plans for two additional airports to open later in 2014.

Mokulele Airlines has added nine new Cessna Grand Caravans to its fleet in the last 12 months due to increasing demand for low cost, interisland travel. For most of the airline’s destinations, Mokulele is offering a rate of just $59 one way, including taxes and fees, for reservations made by March 31, 2014. The $59 fares are based on availability, seats are limited, and reservations can be made online at www.mokuleleairlines.com.

Go! Airlines to End Operations in Hawaii – Questions and Answers

Mesa Air Group, Inc. (“Mesa” or “Company”) announced today that it will cease its Hawai’i operations effective April 1, 2014.

go! Mokulele – Hawaii ’s Low Fare AirlineSince June 2006, go! has served its nearly five million passengers with safe, reliable and low fare service. The decision to cease operations in Hawaii follows significant growth in the Company’s flight operations on the mainland and was a strategic decision to focus the organization on maximizing its growth in the capacity purchase “codeshare” operations which comprise over 98 percent of the Company’s business “While this was an extremely difficult decision to reach, we believe it is in the best interest of Mesa’s long term strategic objectives, particularly given the Company’s ongoing expansion of aircraft in service with United Airlines and US Airways.

Mesa will be placing into service 30 EMB 175 aircraft with United beginning in June 2014, and is adding 4 CRJ-900 aircraft with US Airways in 2014, having added 9 CRJ-900s in 2013,” said Jonathan Ornstein, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “With the significant expansion opportunities in flying large regional jets in contracted service, we are re-deploying the go! aircraft to support our existing mainland operations.

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An additional factor that we accounted for was the long term increase in the cost of fuel, which has more than doubled since go! began service and has caused sustained profitability to be elusive” continued Ornstein. Under the terms of an agreement with Hawaiian Airlines, go! will be able to re-book passengers ticketed through go! for travel scheduled between April 1, 2014 and June 30, 2014 in specifie fare classes on Hawaiian’s Interisland network. go! will refund tickets for passengers who cannot be accommodated on Hawaiian Airlines, or for passengers holding tickets for travel after June 30, 2014.

All ticket holders will be contacted by go! reservations representatives regarding the re-accommodations. Customers and travel agents needing additional information may call 1-888-435-9462 or visit the website .

go! will continue to provide its passengers with safe and reliable transportation through its last day of service, and will work with our passengers and Hawaiian Airlines to minimize the impact that this announcement will have on our passengers,” noted Chris Pappaioanou, President of go!. “On behalf of Mesa Air Group, I would like to thank all of our many loyal passengers and the continued hard work and dedication of our employees – all of whom will be given an opportunity to continue their employment with Mesa Airlines.

While we say goodbye to our many passengers in Hawaii, we look forward to serving you on the mainland through our significant codeshare operations,” continued Ornstein. Mesa currently operates 71 aircraft with approximately 407 daily system departures to 85 cities, 36 states, the District of Columbia, Canada and Mexico. Mesa operates as US Airways Express and United Express under contractual agreements with US Airways and United Airlines, respectively. The Company was founded by Larry and Janie Risley in New Mexico in 1982.

FAQ
Frequently Asked Questions


Q: I have a reservation for travel on go! between March 17, 2014 and March 31, 2014. Do I need to do anything?
A: No, go! will be operating its full flight schedule through March 31, 2014. Only passengers with travel on go! beginning on April 1, 2014 and beyond are affected by this announcement.

Q: I have a travel reservation for a flight after April 1, 2014, what should I do?
A: All passengers holding tickets for flights on April 1, 2014 and beyond will be contacted by go! reservations staff to discuss their reservations. go! has reached an agreement with Hawaiian Airlines to accommodate eligible ticket holders onto flights operated by Hawaiian Airlines. Passengers who are not able to be accommodated onto Hawaiian Airlines will receive a refund.

Q: I am a travel agent with a customer that holds a ticket on go! what should I do?
A: All travel agency bookings must be reaccommodated by go! reservations. Travel Agents should call (888) 435-9462 for assistance.

Q: Should I contact Hawaiian Airlines directly?
A: No, all changes to reservations must be initiated by go!’s reservation department.

Q: I bought my ticket through a travel agency and am not sure what to do?
A: go!’s reservations department will work directly with your travel agent to assist with changes to your reservation. Your travel agent can reach us at (888) 435-9462.

Q: What if I am holding a go! ticket for travel after June 30, 2014?
A: All passengers holding tickets for travel after June 30, 2014 will receive a refund from go!

Q: Can I request a refund even if I am holding a go! ticket for travel on June 30, 2014 or earlier?
A: Passengers holding tickets for travel between April 1, 2014 and June 30, 2014 may request a refund from go!

Q: What if I am unable to travel at the times go! is offering for the new flight schedule?
A: Passengers will be advised of availability for reaccommodation, and any passenger declining the available flights and times will receive a refund.

Q: What if I am holding a reward redemption ticket for travel on go!?
A: Reward redemptions are limited to flights operated by go! through March 31, 2014.

Q: Will I receive a new confirmation number for my flights on Hawaiian Airlines?
A: Yes, when your flight is reaccommodated onto a Hawaiian Airlines flight, you will be issued a new confirmation number.

Q: What number should I call if I have any more questions or need more information?
A: Passengers are encouraged to visit www.iflygo.com for information regarding this announcement and may also contact go! directly at (888) 435-9462.

Q: I booked my travel on Mokulele Airlines and it includes a flight on go!, what should I do?
A: All passengers who purchased tickets from Mokulele Airlines should contact Mokulele to discuss their travel and/or refund options.

If you are requesting a refund, please complete the following form:  Refunds
If you are traveling between now and March 31 you can continue to book here: Booking

go! Offers Lift to Pacific Wings Passengers

go! Hawaii’s Low Fare Airline announced today that it will offer space-available accommodations at no cost for Pacific Wings ticket holders affected by the carrier’s shutdown.

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Jonathan Ornstein, go!’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, commented “We have always been committed to helping the people of Hawaii get where they need to go, and we will do everything we can to support Pacific Wings passengers and minimize any inconvenience and disruption.” Passengers that show a printed confirmation of a Pacific Wings booking at the go! ticket counter may fly standby at no cost on their original scheduled day of departure and route.

This offer applies for routes served by go! operated jet flights, and does not include flights operated by Mokulele Airlines.  Please see www.iflygo.com/pacificwings for details.

About go! Airlines

go! Airlines is celebrating 7 years of bringing low fares on the most popular routes within the state of Hawai‘i.  Since 2006, the airline has been dedicated to bring inter-island air travel to the people of Hawai‘i with convenient routes for kama‘aina. go! passengers fly in the comfort of the airline’s all jet fleet and enjoy true island-style hospitality. To book your tickets visit iflygo.com.

 

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go! Introduces Special Thanksgiving Holiday Fare Sale

go! Hawaii’s Low Fare Airline is celebrating the spirit of Thanksgiving with a special holiday fare sale.

Book by Monday, November 26th and you can fly in the comfort of our all-jet fleet from Honolulu to Kahului, Lihue, Kona, and Hilo. Travel from November 26th through December 13th and enjoy true island-style hospitality. It’s our way of showing you how thankful we are for giving us the opportunity to be Hawaii’s kama‘aina airline.

Book By: Monday, November 26th 2012

Travel Dates: Monday, November 26th – Thursday, December 13th, 2012

  • Honolulu – Kahului          $49 Tues-Thurs, $59 other days
  • Honolulu – Hilo                $49 Tues-Thurs, $59 other days
  • Honolulu – Lihue             $60 Tues-Thurs, $69 other days
  • Honolulu – Kona              $60 Tues-Thurs, $69 other days

go! is dedicated to the people of Hawai‘i and to being the inter-island air carrier with the most convenient and affordable routes for kama‘aina. Book your tickets now at www.iflygo.com.

*Terms & Conditions: Fares are one-way for non-stop travel on go! Airlines.  Purchase by 11/26/2012 and travel 11/26–12/13/2012. Fares are subject to availability. Other restrictions may apply.

About go! Airlines

go! Airlines is operated by Mesa Airlines Mesa currently operates 77 aircraft with approximately 419 daily system departures to 93 cities, 35 states, Mexico and the District of Columbia. Mesa operates as US Airways Express and United Express under contractual agreements with US Airways and United Airlines, respectively, and independently as Mesa Airlines and go!Mokulele. The Company, founded by Larry and Janie Risley in New Mexico in 1982, has approximately 2,700 employees and was awarded Regional Airline of the Year by Air Transport World magazine in 1992 and 2005.

go! Airlines Adds Flights for Labor Day Weekend

go!  “Hawaii’s Low Fare Airline” is excited to announce convenient flights on Labor Day from Honolulu (HNL) – Lihue (LIH), HNL to Kona (KOA), and HNL to Hilo (ITO).

In anticipation of the upcoming holiday weekend go! has added some additional flights to make it more convenient for passengers to travel to Honolulu, Kona, Hilo and Lihue to see family and friends.  The additional services include a HNL-ITO 9am flight, ITO-HNL 10:15am flight, HNL-LIH 4pm flight, LIH-HNL 5pm flight, HNL-KOA 6pm flight and finally a KOA-HNL 7pm flight which will all be effective for Monday September 3rd 2012.

go! passengers fly in the comfort of our all-jet service in true island-style hospitality. go! is dedicated to the people of Hawai‘i and being the inter-island air carrier with the most convenient routes for kama‘aina. To book your tickets visit www.iflygo.com

go! Airlines Adding New Flights

go!, “Hawaii’s Low Fare Airline,” is proud to introduce convenient new flights on its most popular routes from Maui (OGG) – Lihue (LIH), Honolulu (HNL) to Kahului (OGG), and from Kona (KOA) to Honolulu (HNL).

One of go!’s most popular routes is from Honolulu to Maui, and we are excited to add a new 6:45 a.m. flight from Honolulu to Maui, as well as a late evening flight returning from Maui to Honolulu at 8:00 p.m. The new scheduling additions offer more opportunities for business travelers to put in a full day of work and more flexibility for families traveling these segments. The new routes go into effect on 8/2/12.

go! is also adding a 6:00 p.m. Kona to Honolulu roundtrip flight on the weekends starting 8/4/12. Plus a convenient nonstop from Maui to Lihue leaving at 8:00 a.m. on the weekends effective 9/5/12.

go! passengers fly in comfortable all jet service and enjoy true island-style hospitality. go! is dedicated to the people of Hawai‘i and to being the inter-island air carrier of choice by providing the most convenient routes for kama‘aina. To book your tickets visit www.iflygo.com

About go! Airlines

go! Airlines is operated by Mesa Airlines Mesa currently operates 77 aircraft with approximately 419 daily system departures to 93 cities, 35 states, Mexico and the District of Columbia. Mesa operates as US Airways Express and United Express under contractual agreements with US Airways and United Airlines, respectively, and independently as Mesa Airlines and go!Mokulele. The Company, founded by Larry and Janie Risley in New Mexico in 1982, has approximately 2,700 employees and was awarded Regional Airline of the Year by Air Transport World magazine in1992 and 2005.

Mesa Website: www.mesa-air.com

 

Go!Mokulele Makes it Official… Enters Mainland Market

It’s official… Go!Mokulele Airlines enters mainland market with flights from Rockford, Illinois to Honolulu!

London and Honolulu are officially added to the list of Rockford Airport destinations…

…Flight Attendant Anita Jalbert said, “Going to be able to fly to Honolulu out of Rockford, this is such a great airport! This is so exciting!”…

…She said, “It’s a wonderful flight. You have a meal, and a movie, and just the landing in Hawaii… you step off and you feel the warm breeze and the smell of the orchids and the smell of plumerias… it’s just going to be wonderful!”

Many feel the best part is having the convenience and hassle-free arrival home.

A rep from Mokulele Airlines tells us they are very excited for their new destination. They plan to share ballpark how much flights will cost and flight times sometime this week.

Full article here: RFD to Fly to London and Honolulu

$29 Tickets to Molokai Now Available on Go!Mokulele Airlines

I just noticed that one of the sponsors of this site, Go! Mokulele Airlines,  is offering an awesome rate to get to Molokai from Oahu and Maui right now!  $29.00 bucks… can you beat that?

I Fly Go! Mokulele Airlines!

Just a quick :30 seconds of your time as I’m  flying on Go!Mokulele Airlines! now.

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FAQ’s About the Mokulele and Mesa Joint Venture

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Why has Mesa Airlines entered in to a joint-venture with Mokulele Airlines?
How will the new joint-venture work?
Will both the go! and Mokulele Reservations and Customer Care centers continue to operate?
Will the go! and Mokulele websites and reservations numbers continue to operate?
Which aircraft will be flown by the new joint-venture between Mesa Airlines (dba go!) and Mokulele Airlines?
Where do customers go to book Mokulele Express flights to/from Moloka’i?
Where will customers who book flights on go! or Mokulele Airlines check-in once the joint-venture is in effect beginning October 15, 2009?
The new venture will operate single class aircraft. What about the passengers who purchased a first class ticket before October 13, 2009?
Will the Ali’i Lounge continue to operate at Honolulu’s Inter-Island Terminal?
What will happen to passengers that have purchased Ali’i Club memberships or Ali’i Rewards memberships?
Are the Likiki Lele Coupon Books still valid for travel on flights operated by the new joint-venture?
How early do I need to arrive at the airport prior to the scheduled departure time?
How far is the Commuter Terminal from the Interisland Terminal?
Do I need to confirm my reservation?
What if I need to change my reservation?
Does go! Mokulele offer seat assignments?
Are the go! Mokulele flight departure times the same?
Do I have to pay for bags?
What are the carry-on bag requirements for flights operated by Mesa Airlines?
What if I have a surfboard?
What if I have a connection to another airline?
What happens to my Alaska Airlines Miles?
Will I earn Alaska Airlines Miles on go!?
Will I earn go!Miles for a ticket originally purchased on Mokulele?
Can I get a refund for my Mokulele ticket?

Mesa Terminates Code Sharing Agreement with Mokulele

Mesa Air Group Inc., (Nasdaq: MESA) today announced the termination of its code share agreement with Hawaii based Mokulele Airlines. Mesa elected to accelerate its previously announced termination date, as permitted under the terms of the Code Share Agreement, following Mokulele’s announcement that it had replaced its Chief Executive Officer. go! Express passengers traveling on or after March 25, 2009 will be seamlessly re-accommodated on flights operated by Hawaii Island Air Inc., dba Island Air, which operates a fleet of 37-seat, twin engine turbo-props on inter-island flights…

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Go! Airlines Announces Tentative Code Sharing Deal With Island Air

Hawaii interisland carrier go! said Thursday it has a tentative code-share agreement with Island Air.

If the agreement is finalized, go!, which is owned by Phoenix-based Mesa Air Group (Nasdaq: MESA), will be able to market services flown by Island Air between Kahului, Maui, and Hilo on the Big Island, and between Kahului and Lihue, Kauai…

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