HONOLULU – March 15, 2012 - Hawaiian Airlines was the nation’s most reliable carrier at keeping travelers on schedule during January, highlighted by the industry’s best on-time performance and a perfect record of zero flight cancellations.
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today issued its Air Travel Consumer Report for January showing that Hawaiian’s flights arrived on time at a rate of 93.1 percent throughout the month to secure the DOT’s #1 ranking.
Even more impressively, none of Hawaiian’s 5,859 flights were canceled during January.
Hawaiian is the largest provider of air service to Hawaii from the Western U.S. with daily nonstop flights from 10 gateway cities on Airbus A330-200 and Boeing 767-300 aircraft, making it the only carrier to use wide-body, twin-aisle aircraft for all transpacific flights.
Hawaii’s largest and longest-serving carrier is also the leading provider of air service between Honolulu and the neighbor islands of Kauai, Maui and Hawaii Island.
The DOT report is available at http://airconsumer.ost.dot.gov/reports/atcr12.htm.
About Hawaiian Airlines
Hawaiian has led all U.S. carriers in on-time performance for each of the past eight years (2004-2011) as reported by the U.S. Department of Transportation. In addition, consumer surveys by Condé Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure, and Zagat have all ranked Hawaiian the top domestic airline offering flights to Hawaii. Hawaiian was also the nation’s highest-ranked carrier for service quality and performance in the prestigious Airline Quality Rating (AQR) study for 2008 and 2009.
Now in its 83rd year of continuous service in Hawaii, Hawaiian is the largest provider of passenger air service to Hawaii from the state’s primary visitor markets on the U.S. mainland. Hawaiian offers nonstop service to Hawaii from more U.S. gateway cities (10) than any other airline, as well as service to Japan, South Korea, the Philippines, Australia, American Samoa, and Tahiti. Daily service to New York City will begin in June 2012. Hawaiian also provides approximately 170 daily jet flights between the Hawaiian Islands.
Hawaiian Airlines, Inc. is a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA). Additional information is available at HawaiianAirlines.com. Follow updates on Twitter about Hawaiian (@HawaiianAir) and its special fare offers (@HawaiianFares), and become a fan on its Facebook page (Hawaiian Airlines).
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