Island Air blesses new Bombardier Q400 aircraft

Island Air blesses new Bombardier Q400 aircraft

Island Air blesses new Bombardier Q400 aircraft

Island Air blesses new Bombardier Q400 aircraft

Island Air hold a blessing and fixing rite now for a initial of 3 new Q400 turboprop airplanes it is appropriation as partial of a long-term devise to ascent a swift and enhance a company’s participation in a interisland market. Island Air owners, managers and employees, along with inaugurated officials, caller attention partners and other special guest collected during a Island Air hangar off Lagoon Drive to magnify and dedicate a new aircraft before to a initial interisland moody tomorrow morning.

“The launch of a initial new Q400 aircraft is a poignant miracle not only for a Island Air team, though also for residents and visitors who transport between a Hawaiian Islands to revisit family, control business and to suffer a special island lifestyle,” pronounced David Uchiyama,‎ boss and arch executive officer, Island Air. “After endless evaluation, examination and comparison studies of opposite aircraft, as good as submit from a pilots and operations crew, we reached a end that a Q400 is a right aircraft that will concede us to accommodate a needs of a business and yield them with a best interisland transport experience.”

Island Air’s new fleet of aircraft will bear names that commend 7 core values grown by a airline’s group members and are integrated into a company’s goal and corporate philosophy. The initial Q400 aircraft is named Ola Kūpono, that means “safety in all we do.” The names of destiny planes will concentration on other core values including genuineness, doing a right thing, accountability, essay for a top summit, trust and persistence.

“Like so many Island residents, a group members have been lifted on pivotal values that beam their bland lives, including clever work ethics and joining to one another and a internal community,” pronounced Uchiyama. “In brainstorming names for a new aircraft, a Island Air ‘ohana wanted to simulate a values we essay to uphold, while reminding us that any time a craft arrives and departs, we contingency always share aloha with a valued business and never remove steer of what it means to Fly a Island Way.”

With a further of a new aircraft, that will be put into use on Jan. 12, Island Air will boost a series of daily roundtrips between Honolulu and Kahului from 6 to seven, and the number of daily roundtrips between Honolulu and Kona from 5 to six. The new moody report also will see slight time changes in a 6 daily roundtrips between Honolulu and Līhu‘e. The new moody report is accessible HERE

Island Air skeleton to modify to a full swift of new Q400 aircraft and transition a existent swift of 5 ATR-72 aircraft out of service. The Q400 turboprops are being leased by leasing association Elix Aviation Capital Limited. The agreement includes 3 Q400 aircraft. The second Q400 is scheduled to arrive after this week, and a third is approaching to be delivered in April.

The Q400 has a seating ability of 78 passengers. The aircraft has a limit journey speed of 414 miles per hour and a limit handling altitude of 27,000 feet. The Q400 is 30 percent faster than required turboprops and facilities a new, modernized sound rebate and quivering termination complement to concede passengers to suffer a quieter, smoother cabin experience. The new aircraft also browns 30 percent reduction fuel and produces 30 percent reduce emissions on short-haul routes, creation it some-more environmentally accessible compared to other aircraft now portion a Hawai‘i market. In addition, a sound footprint is two-and-a-half times smaller, that will be reduction disruptive to a village as it flies overhead.

About Island Air

Island Air is a value personality in a Hawaiian Islands, charity 266 available flights any week between O‘ahu, Maui, Kaua‘i and Hawai‘i Island. The affordable choice for interisland travel, Island Air’s 78-seat Q400 and 64-seat ATR-72 aircraft are means to yield enthralling aerial views of Hawai‘i’s conspicuous landscapes. Founded in 1980 as Princeville Airways, a association was renamed Island Air in 1992 and has been proudly portion a islands of Hawai‘i for some-more than 35 years.


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