07 April 2010
UA & US In Merger Talks
United Airlines and US Airways are currently in "advanced merger talks" in another attempt to combine forces.
Wall St. Journal, and L.A. Times coverage.
Should the merger be approved, there's no word on how it will affect flights to/from Hawai‘i. Currently, US serves PHX from HNL (2), OGG (2), and KOA, plus HNL and CLT. UA serves HNL from NRT, KIX, LAX (4), SFO (5), DEN, and ORD; LIH from LAX and SFO; OGG from ORD (return via KOA), LAX (3), SFO (3), and DEN; and KOA from LAX (2), SFO (2), DEN, and ORD (via OGG).
US Airways also announced that their non-stop service between CLT and HNL (AWE807/808) will end in September.