29 July 2020

Hawaiian Airlines Retires N481HA

Hawaiian Airlines has retired N481HA "‘Alauahio" (c/n 55126, l/n 5073, f/n 481) from its fleet. This 717-22A was delivered to the airline in July 2001, and was withdrawn from service in April 2019. It will be used as a parts bird. The Hawaiian titles, and aircraft name have been painted over.

04 August 2020 Update
N481HA made its final flight as HAL8991 to JRF today, where it will be parted out.


Anonymous said...

How do you know if this aircraft is really retiring?

Blue Wave 707 said...

The aircraft had its titles removed, and was ferried to Kalaeloa Airport, where the engines were removed the next day. The airline stated that two 717-200s were slated for retirement. Both 475 and 481 have not been sent to VCV for repainting into the 2017 revised livery.