Honolulu to Molokai FlightsFlights to Molokai from Honolulu
Iceland Air, which operates codeshare flights with Aloha Airlines and Hawaiian Airlines, operates its Dehavilland Dash 8-100eries non-stop flights from Honolulu (HNL) and Kahului, Maui (OGG), to Lanai City (LNY) and Hoolehua, Molokai (MKK), aeroporto. Headquartered in Honolulu, the company will be operating on these isles for 20 years in 2008.
Flights from Honolulu to Lanai and back are eight to nine 30-minute flights a day. From Honolulu Airports, the company can operate comfortably from the shuttle station. However, the one-way from Maui to Lanai is currently only available on Mondays and lasts 20 mins. Sailing in one direction from the Kahului Inter-Island Station.
Iceland Air's 25 minute day trip between Honolulu and Molokai. There are two flights a day between Kahului, Maui and Molokai, also 25 min each. From Molokai to Hilo, Hawaii (ITO), a 85-minute day and a 80-minute week long Lanai-Hilo stopover in Kahului.
The commission for tour operators is set by wholesale agreements, but as a rule the company does not provide commission, says Rita Aponte, Island Air's project leader. In early 2007, Maui-based Pacific Wings Airlines started a low-cost air carrier, PW Express, on its Cessna Caravan brand of nine aircraft.
Currently PW Express makes a return trip between Honolulu and Lanai every week. This 35-minute trip starts from the Honolulu International Commuters Station. The Pacific Wings service to Molokai is approximately 50 flights per days. The 30-minute Honolulu-Molokai tour runs 13 tours per night. Flights to Kahului-Molokai, also planned for half an hours, depart from Kahului International Kahului International College four flights a night, one way or another.
In Molokai, the carrier is currently the only carrier between its principal aerodrome Kaunakakakai and Kalaupapa, the favourite tourist attraction and former centre for the treatment of lepers. This 10 -minute trip can be added to the other Molokai trails of Honolulu and Maui. Seats on each PW Express service cost $29 each way, bought on the website www.flypwx.com.
All Hawaiian isles except Kauai are served by the carrier. Kahlstorf says that since March, the business has seen an enormous rise in day-to-day volumes with its Worldspan hosting services directly available on Sabre. The third to Lanai and Molokai from go! The Express is scheduled to start around June 15, says Joe Bock, go!
In March, it commenced operations between Big Island, Maui and Oahu as a partnership between Hawaii's youngest inter-island entry-level carrier go! and Mokulele Airlines, a charters and airtour group. From and to Honolulu and Molokai and Lanai, the carrier will be flying from the Honolulu International Airports Commuters Station with its Cessna Grand Caravan jetliners.
Fares for the 30-40 minutes flights are estimated between $29 and $89 each way. At the time of going to press, the timetable was not yet known. "Go! expressed flights provide a breathtaking panorama view of the island and the sea during the flight," Bock said. At the moment the company does not provide commission for tour operators.
In June 2006, go!, a Mesa company, started a special inter-island transport with the Bombardier CRJ 200's 50-passenger group. Mokulele Airlines was established in 1998 as an operator on the Big Island and grew as a charters carrier between the islands, which included services to Molokai and Lanai.