Aloha Promotes Paul Apuna
Aloha Air Cargo Promotes Paul Apuna to Station Manager – Ground Operations
HONOLULU (April 13, 2010) — Aloha Air Cargo announced today, the promotion of Paul Apuna to Honolulu station manager – ground operations, from his previous post as an operation supervisor. As the Honolulu station manager, Apuna will oversee and enhance the cargo ground operation in Honolulu, and will work closely with Neighbor Island management and personnel to ensure the effective handling and deployment of operational service standards.
“Paul brings more than 30 years of combined knowledge and experience in the travel and air-freight industry to our station manager position,” said Aloha Air Cargo president, Mike Malik. “With Aloha Air Cargo handling over 1,000 departures each month, consumers can feel confident that their cargo is in especially good hands.”
Apuna’s interest in freight administration began with the study of hotel management at Nevada Southern University and a 15-year career in the tour and travel industry. Prior to joining the team at Aloha Air Cargo, Apuna held an 18-year career with Aloha Airlines’ cargo division. Starting as a cargo agent, he worked his way up to crew chief and finally a supervisor, before the airline shut down in 2008.
For more information on Aloha Air Cargo, please call 808-836-4191 or visit www.AlohaAirCargo.com.
About Aloha Air Cargo
Headquartered in Honolulu, Aloha Air Cargo delivers fast, economical and reliable transport of goods between the Hawaiian Islands of Oahu, Maui, Kauai and the Island of Hawaii. It became an independent cargo operator after the closure of Aloha Airlines passenger services in May 2008. Aloha Tech Ops is a division of Aloha Air Cargo and provides maintenance and engineering services to airlines in the State of Hawaii. Aloha Air Cargo is owned by Seattle-based Saltchuk Resources, which has been doing business in Hawaii since 2000 when it acquired Young Brothers/Hawaiian Tug & Barge. Committed to the welfare of Hawaii and strengthening the local economy, the company also acquired Hawaii Fuel Network, Maui Petroleum and Minit Stop Stores in 2006.