Tomorrow, we’re ringing in two special occasions: Veterans Day and our 94th anniversary as the hometown carrier that introduced commercial air service to the Hawaiian Islands.
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At Hawaiian, more than 530 self-identified veterans work across our operations, from flying our aircraft to managing cyber security, and their commitment to excellence and service is a key ingredient to our success in connecting Hawaiʻi with the world.
Hawaiian’s Lunch and Learn events cultivate enthusiasm for new or familiar subjects and engage in community conversations over a meal or during a work break.
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...
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...