Believing that the market has stabilized and the airline itself is profitable, Island Air of Honolulu is ready to take its four-aircraft fleet to six by adding one or two more De Havilland Dash-8-100s or -200s. President Lesley Kaneshiro says the airline also is talking about some new aircraft options with ATR, Fokker, Saab and SuperJet. She says the family-owned airline wanted to meet small-community needs, and now that it feels those have been met, it can look to other markets "where ...


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