HONOLULU – Sep. 30, 2008 - Hawaiian Airlines announced today that four extra flights have been added during the holidays to its regularly scheduled service between Honolulu and Pago Pago, American Samoa, in anticipation of increased passenger traffic.
“We know how important the holiday season is for gatherings between families in American Samoa and Hawaii and are committed to providing extra flights to accommodate higher demand,” said Keoni Wagner, Hawaiian’s vice president of public affairs.
Hawaiian is adding the extra flights for the following four days – Friday, December 19; Tuesday, December 23; Tuesday, December 30; and Friday, January 2. On those days, Hawaiian’s Flight 1465 will depart Honolulu at 5:05 p.m. and arrive in Pago Pago at 9:30 p.m. Return Flight 1466 will depart Pago Pago that same evening at 11:20 p.m. and arrive in Honolulu the following morning at 5:30 a.m.
These flights are in addition to the twice-weekly service that Hawaiian provides between Honolulu and Pago Pago on Sundays and Thursdays.
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 79th year of continuous service in Hawaii, Hawaiian is the state’s biggest and longestserving 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.