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A Mokulele Airlines Cessna 208 Caravan at Honolulu Airport (Photo: AirlinesGeeks | Ian McMurty)

Interview: “Stronger Together” Commuter Airlines Announce Merger

Yet another set of U.S. airlines has merged, but unless you live on the island state of Hawaii you probably won’t notice a difference. On June 4, 2020, the merger between Mokulele Airlines and Makani Kai Air was announced via Southern Airways Express media platforms. Southern Air acquired Mokulele back in Feb. 2019 and decided to keep the Mokulele brand alive in the state of Hawaii. The operations of the two Hawaii-based airlines will begin to combine on June 15,…

China Southern Airlines to Leave SkyTeam Alliance

China Southern Airlines has announced that it will leave the airline alliance SkyTeam on Jan. 1, 2019. The airline, one of the 'big three' Chinese carriers alongside China Eastern and Air China, has made the decision not to renew its contract. The Guangzhou-based airline joined SkyTeam in 2007 and is…