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Pacific Wings Airline was an American airline headquartered in Mesa, Arizona, in the United States. Pacific Wings provided both charter and scheduled passenger services across the islands of the U.S. state of Hawaii.
Established in 1974, in Las Vegas, the airline was originally called, ‘Air Nevada Airlines’, before ceasing operations in 1998 and re-establishing as Pacific Wings. ‘Pacific Wings’ was the airline’s brand name for flights operated in Hawaii.
The Pacific Wings company also founded multiple other subsidiary brands, which have also since ceased operations: ‘New Mexico Airlines’, in New Mexico, ‘GeorgiaSkies’ in Georgia, ‘TennesseeSkies’ in Tennessee, and ‘KentuckySkies’ in Kentucky.
The airline’s scheduled passenger services started in 1978, with the airline’s first flight between Las Vegas and Grand Canyon National Park Airport. For aerial sightseeing flights around the Grand Canyon, check out Papillon Airways.
At its peak, the airline flew to the following destinations in Hawaii: Honolulu, Kahului, Kona, Molokai, Hana, Kalaupapa, and Kamuela.
Unfortunately, the airline no longer operates flights.
As the airline has ceased operations, check-in is unavailable.
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When it was operating, the airline had its headquarters and base of operations at Kahului Airport Commuter Terminal at Kahului Airport (OGG) in Maui, Hawaii. Kahului Airport is a regional airport. Most flights into the airport originate from Daniel K. Inouye International Airport, in Honolulu, where onward connections are made on smaller, private airlines to regional destinations across the islands.
Airlines that fly to Kahului Airport include: Alaska Airlines, WestJet, Delta Air Lines, United Airlines, Mokulele Airlines, and Hawaiian Airlines.
When the airline operated, the Pacific Wings fleet consisted of single engine Cessna 208B Grand Caravan aircraft.