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Oracle billionaire to buy another Hawaiian carrier

Another Hawaiian airline sold

Jun 21, 2013

HONOLULU, Hawaii - Billionaire Larry Ellison, the co-founder of Oracle Corp. and the owner of Hawaiian island of Lanai, is reportedly arranging a deal to acquire Hawaii-based go! airline.

Ellison already owns Hawaiian inter-island carrier Island Air that he has purchased in February of 2013. According to recent report in Wall Street Journal, he was working on a deal to buy another airline.

Currently go! is owned and operated by the Phoenix-based Mesa Air Group based.

Ellison could not be reached for comment and go! parent Mesa Air Group would neither deny nor confirm the deal in progress.

Another Hawaiian airline sold
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