Island Business Report: Southwest expected to get the 'all clear' to fly to Hawaii within days
The process of launching flights to Hawaii has taken Southwest Airlines a lot longer than they originally anticipated.
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It should be a matter of weeks, if not days, until Southwest gets the 'all clear' to fly from the mainland to Hawaii. Some test flights were just successfully concluded.
The process of launching flights to Hawaii has taken Southwest Airlines a lot longer than they originally anticipated. The plan was that flights would initially launch back in October, however, a series of setbacks, including the government shutdown, slowed down the process.
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