September 28, 2005

Mesa Air Group will launch an independent interisland Hawaiian airline next year. The high-frequency service -- which will connect the towns of Hilo and Kailua-Kona on the Big Island; Honolulu, Oahu; Lihue, Kauai; and Kahului, Maui -- is expected to operate with primarily web-based ticketing, reservations and marketing systems. Detailed schedules will be revealed in the near future.