HONOLULU – September 01, 2011 - Starting in the New Year, Hawaiian Airlines will introduce the travel convenience of nonstop service year-round to “the Magic Isle” of Maui from Oakland, with four flights offered weekly.

 

“We’re bringing East Bay travelers a vacation-friendly flight schedule to enjoy their stay on beautiful Maui along with the best aircraft and inflight service for this route,” said Glenn Taniguchi, Hawaiian’s senior vice president of marketing and sales. “Travelers planning a winter getaway will appreciate the special low fares we are offering to welcome our new Oakland flights to Maui.”

 

Oakland – Maui Schedule

 

Starting Wednesday, January 11, 2012, Hawaiian Flight 24 will depart Maui’s Kahului Airport on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays at 1:25 p.m. and arrive at Oakland International Airport at 8:25 p.m. Return Flight 23 will depart Oakland on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays at 8:10 a.m. and arrive at Maui at 11:40 a.m.

 

Special Introductory Fares

 

To celebrate its new Oakland – Maui service, Hawaiian is offering a special introductory roundtrip fare of $298.40 (plus applicable fees) for travel between January 11 and March 14, 2012. Tickets must be purchased by September 14, 2011.

 

Convenient Kona Connection

 

The new flight also gives Bay Area travelers more easy connections to Kona on Hawaii Island. In conjunction with its special introductory fare, Hawaiian is offering travelers bound for Kona the convenience and cost-saving option of flying to Kona via Maui at no extra charge.

 

Hawaiian also offers convenient flight connections from Maui to Honolulu, Lihue, Kauai, and Hilo on Hawaii Island at regular rates.

 

Reservations can be made online at HawaiianAirlines.com, by calling Hawaiian toll-free at (800) 367-5320, or through any professional travel agent.

 

Hawaiian will service the Oakland – Maui flights using its wide-body, twin-aisle Boeing 767-300 aircraft seating up to 264 passengers, with 18 seats in First Class and the remainder in Economy Class. Travelers will enjoy the comfort of Hawaiian’s roomy aircraft interiors and the authenticity of its distinctive “Hawaii Flies With Us” inflight hospitality showcasing the people, culture and natural beauty of the Hawaiian Islands. In addition, Hawaiian is the only carrier serving Hawaii offering complimentary meals in Economy Class, and also the only carrier using wide-body, twin-aisle aircraft for all of its flights.

 

 

About Hawaiian Airlines

 

Hawaiian has led all U.S. carriers in on-time performance for each of the past seven years (2004-2010) 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 82nd 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 South Korea, Japan, the Philippines, Australia, American Samoa, and Tahiti. Hawaiian also provides approximately 150 daily jet flights between the Hawaiian Islands.

 

Hawaiian Airlines, Inc. is a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA). Additional information is available at www.HawaiianAirlines.com.