Introductory $399 Airfare Must be Purchased by April 30
HONOLULU, April 15, 2002 -- Hawaiian Airlines today announced the flight schedule for its new daily nonstop service between Phoenix and Honolulu, which begins October 11, 2002, as well as a special introductory roundtrip airfare starting at $399.
Hawaiian will offer the only daily nonstop service between Phoenix and Hawaii. Starting October 11, Flight 35 will depart Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport daily at 10:45 a.m. and arrive at Honolulu International Airport at 2:20 p.m. On October 27, the departure time will be pushed back to 11:45 a.m. with arrival in Honolulu at 3:25 p.m. to accommodate connections to flights operating on Daylight Savings Time.
From October 11 through October 26, the return Flight 36 will depart Honolulu at 10:30 p.m. and arrive in Phoenix at 7:30 a.m. Starting October 27, the flight will depart Honolulu at 11:15 p.m. and arrive in Phoenix at 8:15 a.m.
The new flights will be operated with Hawaiian's state-of-the-art Boeing 767-300ER extended-range aircraft. The twin-aisle, twin-jet Boeing 767-300ER seats 252 passengers -- 18 in First Class and 234 in Coach Class -- and offers widebody comfort and the latest in passenger amenities.
Hawaiian's special introductory airfares are for travel between the two cities from October 11 through June 12, 2003. Roundtrip airfares start at $399 when traveling from Monday through Thursday, and $439 for flights Friday through Sunday. Tickets must be purchased by April 30, 2002, to take advantage of these special rates.
The special sale prices include all taxes, except Passenger Facility Charges of $3.00-$4.50 per departure, a $2.75-$3.00 Federal Excise Tax imposed on each flight segment and the September 11 security fee of $2.50 per enplanement (maximum four charges on a roundtrip itinerary).
In addition, reservations must be confirmed prior to travel, with tickets issued 48 hours after reservations are confirmed. Ticketed fares are non-refundable and non-transferable.
Founded in Honolulu 72 years ago, Hawaiian Airlines is Hawaii's longest-serving and largest airline. The nation's 12th largest airline, it is also the second-largest provider of passenger service between the West Coast and Hawaii.
Hawaiian Airlines takes great pride in its innovative onboard service programs that highlight and promote the people and culture of Hawaii. The airline has earned numerous international awards for service in recent years, including the 2001 Zagat Survey's award for Best Overall U.S. Airline in the Premier category, and the 2001 Diamond Award for In-Flight Service from Onboard Services magazine. Hawaiian was also rated third highest in Travel & Leisure magazine's most recent ranking of the Top 10 U.S. Airlines.
Additional information on Hawaiian Airlines, including previously issued company news releases, is available on the airline's Web site at www.hawaiianair.com.