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Aloha Air Cargo 732's Question

Wed Feb 27, 2013 6:18 pm

As I am waiting for my flight from LIH-HNL I was wondering if the 732's were converted from the ex-Aloha 732's they used, or is it even the sane company?
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Aloha Air Cargo 732's Question

Wed Feb 27, 2013 7:06 pm

Believe it or not, wiki has a really detailed explanation of the operation, which agrees with my understanding of what happened based on a news report I saw once.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Aloha_Air_Cargo

Also, according to the article, the aircraft ARE former Aloha aircraft.
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Aloha Air Cargo 732's Question

Wed Feb 27, 2013 7:08 pm

Quoting brilondon (Thread starter):
I was wondering if the 732's were converted from the ex-Aloha 732's they used, or is it even the same company?

It's a different company but with some links to the old Aloha. All their 732 freighters were originally built as 732C combis. I believe they all previously flew for Aloha before Aloha Air Cargo was created, although none were delivered new to Aloha.
 
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Aloha Air Cargo 732's Question

Thu Feb 28, 2013 12:05 pm

And I believe Aloha's parent company is Saltchuk Resources based in Washington. They also owns Northern Air Cargo which operates a fleet of 737-200 & 737-300 freighters serving Alaska.
 
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Aloha Air Cargo 732's Question

Thu Feb 28, 2013 4:12 pm

From a technical sense they are one in the same. Aloha Air Cargo has the Aloha Air certificate and is simply the leftovers of the previous Aloha Cargo operation including 737 fleet, facilities, etc..

They still use the old Aloha callsign and ICAO code.
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Aloha Air Cargo 732's Question

Fri Mar 01, 2013 3:22 pm

Quoting LAXintl (Reply 4):

From a technical sense they are one in the same. Aloha Air Cargo has the Aloha Air certificate and is simply the leftovers of the previous Aloha Cargo operation including 737 fleet, facilities, etc..

They still use the old Aloha callsign and ICAO code.

Didn't Mesa try to acquire the rights to the name and the logo after Aloha seized operations a couple of years ago?
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Aloha Air Cargo 732's Question

Fri Mar 01, 2013 3:57 pm

Yes Mesa wanted the its Go! operation to use the Aloha branding.
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