Aloha Air Cargo Delivers Discounts for Kamaaina this Holiday Season

Local cargo carrier is a great alternative to the post office for interisland shipping

HONOLULU (December 7, 2010) — Acting as Santa’s sleigh, Aloha Air Cargo will be delivering holiday cheer at a discount for Hawaii residents, now through Christmas Eve. This Kamaaina Holiday Special includes 30 percent-off interisland General Freight Shipping; last minute gifts can be sent in time for family and friends to open under the tree if sent by December 23, 2010.

“Aloha Air Cargo offers a convenient and cost-effective way to deliver holiday packages of all sizes – from outrigger canoes to cookies!” said Lee Steele, president of Aloha Air Cargo. “During this season of giving to family, friends and colleagues, Aloha is proud to provide a stress-free shipping alternative.”

Last minute shoppers and early-birds alike will appreciate the ample parking for shipping and picking-up packages at all major airport locations including Honolulu, Kahului, Kona, Hilo and Lihue. Aloha Air Cargo offers overnight delivery, making packages available for pickup the following day 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 online coupon via promotion code: 51600; just look for the Kamaaina Holiday Special banner on the home page 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 State of Hawaii residency. All shipments are to be prepaid; cash, check or major credit cards. Shipments are subject to a $25 minimum charge, plus applicable fuel surcharge, and a 6.25 percent Federal Transportation Tax. Discount applicable off of General Freight Shipping only, with surcharge and taxes applied thereafter.

Chargeable weight is calculated on the greater of actual or dimensional weight. The Kamaaina Holiday Special is for personal shipping only and not combinable with any other offer or discount. Special rates are subject to space availability. Other restrictions may apply. Aloha Air Cargo will be closed on Christmas Day, December 25, 2010.

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. Having served Hawaii residents and businesses since 1985, 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.

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