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Hawaii’s Island Air Ceases Operations After 37 Years

On Friday, Hawaii's second-largest carrier, Island Air, announced that it would cease all operations effective Saturday morning. The airline's cessation comes a month after filing for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection. The news was unexpected as the airline recently added new Bombardier Q400 aircraft to their fleet in September. The airline's final flight will be from Kahului Airport to Honolulu International Airport on the night of Nov10, landing at 10:49 p.m. local time. The airline will officially cease to exist at 12:01…