Maui Business

Island Air to Suspend Flights Due to Tropical Storm Ana

October 16, 2014, 4:28 PM HST
* Updated October 16, 5:04 PM
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Island Air. Courtesy photo.

Island Air. Courtesy photo.

By Maui Now Staff

Interisland Air Carrier Island Air announced today that it will be suspending flights servicing the islands of Maui and Lānaʻi beginning in the afternoon on Saturday, Oct. 18, and will suspend all flights on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014.

Airline officials say the suspension is being implemented “out of concern for the safety of guests and employees due to the impending impacts of Tropical Storm Ana.”

The airline provided the following list of the final flights it plans to make before implementing the suspension on Maui and Lānaʻi on Saturday, Oct. 18:

  • Honolulu to Kahului: Flight 424 departing Honolulu at 11:02 a.m.
  • Kahului to Honolulu: Flight 427 departing Kahului 12:14 p.m.
  • Honolulu to Lānaʻi: Flight 304 departing Honolulu 9:50 a.m.
  • Lānaʻi to Honolulu: Flight 303 departing Lānaʻi 10:50 a.m.

Airline officials say flights servicing Kauaʻi will remain suspended until the afternoon of Monday, Oct. 20. Kaua‘i service will resume beginning with flight 427 from Honolulu to Līhue departing 1:35 p.m., and flight 456 from Līhue to Honolulu departing 2:47 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 20, 2014.

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How to Make Changes in Flight Reservations:

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Guests who are ticketed for travel on Island Air from Oct. 17 to 20, 2014, will be permitted to change their flight online without charge at the Island Air website , or by contacting reservations at 1 (800) 652-6541. The reservations department will be open for extended hours of 6 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Thursday through Sunday, returning to 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 20. Airline officials say changes must be made prior to the departure of originally scheduled flights.

How to Check on Flight Status:

Guests booked to travel on Island Air are encouraged to check on the time status of flights by visiting the airlines Flight Status Page online.

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***Supporting information courtesy Island Air.

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