04 June 2008

Hawaiian Leases Four Boeing 717s

Hawaiian Airlines announced that they are leasing four Boeing 717-200s from Boeing Capital, increasing their inter-island fleet to 15 from 11.

Yahoo! Finance's coverage link.

According to sources, these four 712s are ex-JetStar / Impulse Airways (Australia) birds, with the first due to arrive in September.

In the photo above, HA's first 717-22A, N475HA "‘I‘iwi" (c/n 55121), is seen taxiing out to depart for a neighbor island destination.

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