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AMI performs engine change on Aur Atoll

AMI performs engine change on Aur Atoll

One of Air Marshall Islands Dornier aircraft suffered an engine problem at Aur Atoll requiring an engine change. In just three days, AMI engineers had the problem diagnosed, an engine dispatched and installed on Aur, and the plane back in the air. AMI’s ability to get the Dornier back into service despite its grounding on […]

Many May 1 anniversaries

Many May 1 anniversaries

Journal 4/30/1982 P1 Zeder says he came to settle radiation claims US Ambassador Fred Zeder has his marching orders from President Reagan to settle all radiation from nuclear testing claims in the Marshall Islands in a subsidiary agreement to the Compact of Free Association. Zeder was the lead off speaker in the formal opening April […]

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 […]

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 […]

AMI gets 2 new Dorniers

AMI gets 2 new Dorniers

Journal 11/5/1976 P9 500 Nauruans to celebrate new Kusaie status About 500 natives of Nauru, the phosphate-rich Pacific island state, will travel to Kusaie early next year to help the Kusaiens celebrate their transition to full district status. Acting High Commissioner Peter Coleman said Nauru Shipping Lines will have two large vessels for the trip. […]

Iroij halts DOE Enewetak flight

Iroij halts DOE Enewetak flight

An angry letter from Enewetak Iroij Mores Abraham that caused cancellation of a US government-chartered AMI flight Friday sparked a strongly worded protest from Enewetak elected leaders Monday this week. Abraham, who represents Enewetak on the Council of Iroij, wrote new US Ambassador Karen Stewart last Thursday that the Department of Energy “is conducting a […]

AMI’s Dornier arrives

AMI’s Dornier arrives

HILARY HOSIA The long-awaited Dornier 228 — purchased over a year ago by the RMI government from a Nepal airline — landed smoothly at the Amata Kabua International Airport Tuesday evening following a three-day-two-night journey from the Philippines. Air Marshall Islands’ Captains Vili Lomaloma and Iosabata Namakin and engineers Ishoda Allen and Dan Fitzpatrick flew […]