Air Marshall Islands

Men face cocaine trials

Men face cocaine trials

Journal 9/25/1981 P1 Reagan approves Compact US President Ronald Reagan approved the draft Compact of Free Association September 22, according to a special radio broadcast by President Amata Kabua. Government sources said Scott Stege, Trust Territory liaison officer on Kwajalein, phoned with the news.

AMI ramps up outer island flights

AMI ramps up outer island flights

The regularity of Air Marshall Islands flights to the outer islands has dramatically improved over the past two years. The improvements show in airline and airport statistics. In the second quarter of FY2018 (January-March), 1,819 domestic passenger arrivals were counted at Amata Kabua International Airport in Majuro. This is nearly 50 percent above the number […]

AMI buys Saab planes

AMI buys Saab planes

Journal 7/3/1981 P11 It’s time to pay The Department of Public Works has set July 31 as the date for settlement of all past due utility bills. The Department said it will disconnect all houses with delinquent accounts after July 31. The announcement pointed out that the public owes the department $360,000. P11 Speaker visits […]

AMI’s first anniversary

AMI’s first anniversary

Journal 4/24/1981 P1 Govt seeks FAA registration for AMI aircraft Minister for Resources and Development Kessai Note, accompanied by Marshalls Attorney General Wayne Kidwell, left Majuro April 22 for Hawaii where they will meet with Federal Aviation Administration officials concerning registration of Airline of the Marshall Islands aircraft. The two government representatives will also be […]

NTC & AMI send 2 for pilot training

NTC & AMI send 2 for pilot training

Air Marshall Islands (AMI) staff Dick “Danny” Hanchor, Jr. and Christopher Jelke left Majuro Sunday to pursue their pilot licenses. The two departed on Nauru Airlines for an 18-month training at the Pacific Flying School Academy in Nadi, Fiji. AMI General Manager Drauna Waqasokolala said that besides the lectures and practical activities on the ground, Danny and […]

Locals fix their own runway

Locals fix their own runway

Journal 7/25/1975 P1 Palauan ultimatum? Loved it in Marshalls The Micronesian Constitutional Convention was confronted Friday with a tough, take-it or leave-it position from the Palau delegation. The Palau delegation will support the unity of Micronesia “if, and only if” all of their terms are included in the draft Micronesian constitution., said delegate Johnson Toribiong. […]

AMI, council work together on diving Bikini

AMI, council work together on diving Bikini

Journal 3/28/1975 P2 Airport land The Trust Territory Government paid private landowners $160 per acre a year for airport land. Length: 25 years, renewable, with price subject to renegotiation. P7 Murder charge in Majuro In what has been dubbed the first murder trial in the Marshals, Alex (Namar) Milne has been charged with first degree […]

AMI loses less in 2015

AMI loses less in 2015

Air Marshall Islands reduced its operating losses in 2015, but still lost nearly a million dollars, according to the latest audit of the national airline. The audit shows that AMI increased its operating revenues in 2015, from $2.1 million the previous year to $2.5 million. Airline spending remained about the same in 2015, at over […]

Amata buys Saab planes

Amata buys Saab planes

Journal 6/6/1975 P2 ‘The negotiations have failed’ “We have arrived at a dead end. The negotiations have failed,” Senator Wilfred Kendall told the UN concerning Micronesia’s future status negotiations last week. Senator Kendall, a special advisor to the US delegation at the 42nd UN Trusteeship Council, said Micronesia’s objectives of “free association” with the US […]