Hawaiian Adding Third Honolulu-Las Vegas Flight

HONOLULU – Dec. 15, 2008 - In response to customer demand, Hawaiian Airlines announced the addition of a third flight between Honolulu and Las Vegas operating four days per week, starting February 23, 2009.

Flight #6 will depart Honolulu on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays at 8:00 a.m. and arrive in Las Vegas at 3:35 p.m. Return Flight #5 will depart Las Vegas the same days at 5:05 p.m. and arrive in Honolulu at 9:15 p.m.

Tickets are available for purchase at HawaiianAirlines.com.

“Las Vegas is our most popular route and we are providing more seats where our customers want it most,” said Glenn Taniguchi, Hawaiian’s senior vice president of marketing and sales. “Plus, Vegas regulars will find our new flight is a convenient compliment to our existing schedule.”

The new Honolulu-Las Vegas service is in addition to the two daily flights that Hawaiian currently operates for the route.

Flight #8 departs Honolulu daily at 10:55 p.m. and arrives in Las Vegas the next morning at 6:30 a.m., with return Flight #7 departing Las Vegas daily at 10:30 a.m. and arriving in Honolulu at 2:40 p.m.

In addition, Flight #18 departs Honolulu daily at 4:00 p.m. and arrives in Las Vegas at 11:35 p.m., with Hawaiian’s ‘Midnight Madness’ Flight #17 departing Las Vegas daily at 2:30 a.m. and arriving in Honolulu at 6:40 a.m.

About Hawaiian Airlines

The nation’s top-ranked airline for service in the 2007 Airline Quality Ratings, Hawaiian has led all U.S. carriers in on-time performance for each of the past four straight years (2004-2007) and in fewest misplaced bags for the past three years (2005-2007) as reported by the U.S. Department of Transportation.

Consumer surveys by Condé Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure and Zagat have all ranked Hawaiian as the top domestic airline serving Hawaii.

Now in its 80th year of continuous service in Hawaii, Hawaiian is the state’s biggest and longest-serving airline, as well as the second largest provider of passenger air service between the U.S. mainland and Hawaii. Hawaiian offers nonstop service to Hawaii from more U.S. gateway cities (10) than any other airline, as well as service to the Philippines, Australia, American Samoa, and Tahiti. Hawaiian also provides approximately 155 daily jet flights among the Hawaiian Islands.

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