This National Aviation Maintenance Technician Day, meet Hawaiian Airlines Portland Lead Aircraft Mechanic Martin Fruean: one of the first students to be accepted into Hawaiian’s Aircraft Mechanic Apprenticeship Program (AMAP). Fruean’s inspiring career...
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For the second consecutive year, Hawaiian Airlines’ Technical Operations (Tech Ops) team earned the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Aircraft Maintenance Technician (AMT) Employer Diamond Award of Excellence – the agency’s top AMT honor.
Despite a geographical divide spanning 4,600 miles, Hawaiʻi and New Zealand (Aotearoa) are often thought to be bonded by a shared commitment to their culture, language and Pacific Island heritage. For 10 years, Hawaiian Airlines’ nonstop flights have served as another bridge between the two countries. Since the route’s launch on March 13, 2013, Hawaiian has proudly carried nearly 144,000 people between Auckland and Honolulu.
When Hawaiian Airlines approached Aaron Alter in 2015 to become its chief legal officer, he couldn’t refuse; accepting the job meant returning home to work for the airline he grew up with after 40 years away from the islands.
As Hawaiian marks its 12th anniversary of Honolulu-Incheon service, South Korea Country Director Soojin Yu reflects on the highlights of her career.
In his annual year-end message, President and CEO Peter Ingram praised employees for overcoming challenges and seizing opportunities: “The reduced flying through the pandemic gave us the opportunity to think through what building back better would look like, for you and for our guests. Last year was about putting that thinking into motion and building a foundation. This year, we start to fly.”
When Hawaiian Airlines Chief Financial Officer Shannon Okinaka was seven, her family packed up their Southern California home and moved across the Pacific to a road fronting her grandparents’ house...
Hawaiian Airlines this week celebrated a new milestone in its 93-year legacy: its first mother-daughter pilot crew.
This National Aviation Day, we are proud to kick off a new monthly blog series that outlines the exciting career paths of Hawaiian Airlines’ leaders. We debut this series with Chief Operating Officer Jon Snook, who entered the aviation industry as an...
Capt. Kendall "Kiki" Culler spent much of her childhood with her face pressed against the backseat window of her father’s Apache twin-engine aircraft, watching life, time and the Hawaiian Islands pass below. She grew up in and around planes, setting the stage for an exciting career that included a 38-year stint as one of Hawaiian Airlines’ most celebrated pilots.