HISTORY: DISCOVERY AIRWAYS, was an airline that provided inter-island service within the state of Hawaii in 1990. Formed in 1989 by former Continental Airlines manager and Mid Pacific Air Director of Marketing Franco Mancassola, the airline operated flights from Honolulu to Kahului, Lihue, and Kona. The DOT issued a nine-month provisional certificate, giving the airline time to prove it was controlled by American interests, and flights began on March 25, 1990. The airline was ordered to cease operations within one week on July 6, and the airline shut down on July 13.
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