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Oracle billionaire to buy another Hawaiian carrier

Another Hawaiian airline sold


Jun 21, 2013

Another Hawaiian airline sold
Ellison, co-founder of Oracle Corp. / Image via


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.


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