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Island Air prematurely pays a $4,000 Christmas bonus to its pilots, now wants it back

Island Air (Honolulu), owned by billionaire Larry Ellison, wants its pilots to pay back a prematurely-paid $4,000 Christmas bonus according to the Star Advertiser. The payment was sent prematurely last month “due to an internal administrative error”. Oops!

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Copyright Photo: Ivan K. Nishimura/Blue Wave Group/AirlinersGallery.com. ATR 72-210 N342AT (msn 345) waits for the next flight departure at the Honolulu gate.

Island Air aircraft slide show:

Is this the end of Go! in Hawaii?

Go! (Mesa)-Mokulele CRJ200 N77278 (Grd) HNL (Travis Thurston)(LRW)

Go! (ifly.com) (Honolulu), the Hawaiian inter-island subsidiary of the Mesa Air Group (Phoenix), may be living on a short amount of time remaining. According to the Star Advertiser in Hawaii, billionaire owner of Lanai, the co-founder of the Oracle Coporation, and the new owner of Island Air (Honolulu), Larry Ellison, is reportedly about to close a deal to acquire Go! from Mesa Air Group. If acquired, Ellison would probably combine the two carriers under the Island Air rebranded name.

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Copyright Photo: Travis Thurston. All others by Go! Bombardier CRJ200 (CL-600-2B19) N77278 (msn 7278) waits at the gate at HNL.

Route Map:

Go! 6:2013 Route Map

Go! CRJ200 N646BR (06)(Flt)(Go)(LR)

Video: A Go! commercial: