Island Air has managed to stay above the fray, at least for now, as skirmishes continue in the Hawaiian aviation market (ATWOnline, Oct. 1). "There's been a total change of our operation," CEO Rob Mauracher told ATWOnline. "We've dropped the number of daily departures from 107 to 75 and we've let go staff down from 450 to 280. We've cut the fleet in half from 14 [37-seat Dash 8s] to seven. We've restructured to the point where we've stabilized." Island Air suffered a setback with the arrival ...

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