Hawaiian Airlines is on track to launch its turboprop freighter operation in the third quarter of this year, and the airline plans to expand this fleet relatively quickly. The carrier will begin the inter-island freight service with two ATR 72-200s, with work also underway to convert a third aircraft to all-cargo configuration. Hawaiian intends to have five freighters by 2019, a spokesman told ATW’s sister publication Aviation Daily. Hawaiian purchased three ATR 72s for the freight ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"Hawaiian to introduce turboprop freighter operations" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions? ATWPlus@penton.com.

Already registered? here.