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Which inter-island airline is the best?

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Which inter-island airline is the best?

I am trying to book online flights from Honolulu to Lihue. I am kind of afraid to fly and I had a really bad experience with smaller planes..

(From Toronto to Harrisburg, PA... air canada.. terrible flight)

Which airline has a good safety record and newer planes.

Aloha Airlines

Hawaiian Airlines

Island air

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1. Re: Which inter-island airline is the best?

I don't know if they are the best, but they were the cheapest and got us there: Go Airlines

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I know that ALoha and Hawaiian have big planes (jets). They seem the same to me; I just pick whicherver is more convenient. Don't get the last flight of the day to your destination, just in case.

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both Hawaiian and Aloha have been in bankruptcy in recent times. But they fly 737 sized jets. Go! is new, but I think they are flying much smaller planes. Ditto Island Air.

The flight is just 30 min or so. You barely have time to get your seat warm before you are turning to land. If you are a nervous flyer, stay with the bigger planes and then whoever is cheapest.

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Well, we flew Hawaiian from LAX to HNL and then connect, I like the fact that they now have assigned seating. Don't know if Aloha has this yet or not.

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I have flown Aloha and Hawaiian and prefer Hawaiian. :)

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