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UPDATE: Airlines to Waive Change Fees During Hurricanes

August 30, 2016, 3:18 PM HST
* Updated September 4, 8:38 AM
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Big Island Now stock photo. Aug. 2016

Big Island Now stock photo. Aug. 2016

Island Air photo.

Island Air photo.

Island Air

UPDATE: Friday, Sept. 2

Island Air has extended the travel period for customers needing to change their travel plans due to Hurricane Lester.

Effective immediately, customers ticketed for travel on Island Air from Aug. 31, 2016, through Sept. 4, 2016, will be permitted to change their reservations without charge to ticketed flights through Sept. 10, 2016.

Changes must be made prior to the original departure date and ticketed on or before Sept. 4, 2016.

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Changes must be made by Island Air personnel through the reservations department, or at the airport. Normal refund rules will apply.

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Customers needing assistance should call Island Air’s reservations desk at 1 (800) 388-1105 or (808) 840-2444.

Passengers with reservations are advised to check Island Air’s website at www.islandair.com or call the reservations desk to check on the status of scheduled flights prior to arriving at the airport.

ORIGINAL POST: Tuesday, Aug. 30

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Island Air will waive reservation change fees and differences in fares for customers needing to change their travel plans due to Hurricanes Madeline and Lester.

Effective immediately, customers ticketed for travel on Island Air from Aug. 31, 2016, through Sept. 3, 2016, will be permitted to change their reservations without charge to ticketed flights through Sept. 10, 2016.

Changes must be made prior to the original departure date and ticketed on or before Sept. 3, 2016.

Changes must be made by Island Air personnel through the reservations department, or at the airport. Normal refund rules will apply.

Customers needing assistance should call Island Air’s reservations desk at 1 (800) 388-1105 or (808) 840-2444.

Passengers with reservations are advised to check Island Air’s website at www.islandair.com or call the reservations desk to check on the status of scheduled flights prior to arriving at the airport.

Hawaiian Airlines photo.

Hawaiian Airlines photo.

Hawaiian Airlines

Hawaiian Airlines will waive change fees for those planning to depart from Hilo or Kona on Aug. 31 or Sept. 1.

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