HONOLULU – Oct. 07, 2009 - Hawaiian Airlines today announced a 50 percent increase in the number of flights between Honolulu and Pago Pago in American Samoa, with the addition of a third weekly flight, starting October 14, to help meet the needs of the American Samoa community in dealing with the aftermath of the recent tsunami.

On October 14, 21, 28, and November 4, Flight #1465 will depart Honolulu at 7:50 a.m. and arrive in Pago Pago, American Samoa at 12:15 p.m. Return Flight #1466 will depart Pago Pago those same days at 2:00 p.m. and arrive in Honolulu at 8:10 p.m.

These four new flights are in addition to Hawaiian’s twice-weekly scheduled service between Honolulu and Pago Pago that departs on Thursdays and Sundays. Hawaiian will assess the need to continue a third weekly flight at the end of the current flight schedule additions.

Additional information is available online at HawaiianAirlines.com.