go! Celebrates Its 1,000,000th Passenger With Tadd Fujikawa and Its $29* 'Thanks a Million!' Fare Sale
HONOLULU, Nov. 14 /PRNewswire/ -- go!, Hawai'i's Low Fare Airline, today flew its 1,000,000th passenger and marked the milestone with a vibrant celebration at Honolulu International Airport. Hawai'i's rising golf star, Tadd Fujikawa, joined go! customers and employees as the Master of Ceremonies. This afternoon the millionth passenger was named onboard go!'s 12:30pm flight from Kona to Honolulu. The recipient, Queenie Ventura Dowsett, of Waimea, Hawai'i, was spectacularly greeted on arrival in Honolulu with a gift of one million go!Miles and a $200 gift certificate to the restaurant of her choice. Queenie remarked afterward, "I love go!, competition is good for Hawai'i and we need go! here." Queenie, a loyal go! customer, is a long time resident and rancher from the Big Island and was in Honolulu to attend the International Waikiki Hula Conference.
"Flying our 1,000,000th customer today is an outstanding and very special milestone for us," said Jonathan Ornstein, Mesa Air Group Chairman and CEO. "go! has received incredible support over the past year and a half as our low fares enabled the friends, families and business people of Hawai'i to travel affordably and more frequently throughout the islands. We look forward to welcoming our next million customers as we continue to serve the people of Hawai'i with our Aloha spirit and market-leading low fares," he continued.
"Flying 1,000,000 passengers in such a short period of time is a testament to the need in Hawai'i for high quality, low cost, interisland transportation," said Joe Bock, go! Chief Marketing Officer. "In addition to our five primary markets, we've recently added the islands of Moloka'i and Lana'i to our go!Express network, operated by Mokulele Airlines, and our passengers can look forward to the further growth of our services throughout Hawai'i," he added.