Aloha Air Cargo Brings Kamaaina Holiday Specials and Cheer this Season

Honolulu, HI (November 30, 2012) – Aloha Air Cargo is lending Santa some help and delivering discounts and holiday packages exclusively for Hawaii residents, now through Christmas Eve. This Kamaaina Holiday Special provides 30 percent-off interisland General Freight Shipping at all major airport locations Aloha serves. Last minute gifts for family and friends can be under their trees if sent by December 23, 2012.

“Aloha Air Cargo is a convenient and cost-effective option to send out holiday packages of all sizes – from a box of Christmas cookies to a cute new puppy!” said Johnny Hobayan, VP, Sales and Marketing for Aloha Air Cargo. “During the holiday hustle and bustle of shopping and sending parcels to family, friends, and colleagues, Aloha is happy to provide a quick and easy shipping alternative.”

Last minute shoppers and early-birds will appreciate the ample parking and short lines for shipping and picking-up packages that is available at all major airport locations including Honolulu, Kahului, Kona, Hilo, and Lihue. Aloha Air Cargo offers overnight delivery, with pick-up as early as 6 am the next morning at the destination facility.

Island residents can take advantage of the 30 percent-off deal by visiting Aloha Air Cargo’s enhanced website and registering for a printable coupon via promotion code: 51600; just click on the “Kamaaina Holiday Special” banner via the homepage for details.

Kamaaina Holiday Special Details: Shippers must access the Aloha Air Cargo website and register their contact details to receive the discount coupon. A printout of the discount coupon must be presented when tendering shipment, along with proof of Hawaii residency. All shipments must be prepaid by cash, check or major credit card. Shipments are subject to a $25 minimum charge and applicable fuel and terminal service charges, plus a 6.25 percent Federal Transportation Tax. Discount is applicable off of General Freight (and other commodities) Shipping only, with surcharges and taxes applied thereafter. Live animal shipments require advanced booking and have $40 minimum charge.

Chargeable weight is calculated on the greater of actual (gross) or dimensional weight. The Kamaaina Holiday Special is for personal shipping only and not combinable with any other offer, discount, promotion, or contracted rates. Special rates are subject to space availability. Other restrictions may apply. Aloha Air Cargo will have limited hours of operation on Christmas day, December 25, 2012; see website for service schedule on holidays.

For more information on Aloha Air Cargo, please call toll free 888-94-ALOHA (25642) or visit

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.