HONOLULU, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hawaiian Airlines announced today the appointment of Peter Ingram as the company's chief financial officer, effective December 1, 2005.

Ingram succeeds interim CFO Steve Jackson, who has filled that role since August 2004.

Mark Dunkerley, Hawaiian's president and CEO, said, "Steve has been a valued leader during his time here, and we thank him for his many contributions. In Peter Ingram, Hawaiian gains another strong leader whose wealth of airline experience in financial planning makes him ideally suited to navigating the increasingly dynamic business environment in our industry."

Ingram is joining Hawaiian after spending the past 11 years with AMR Corporation, parent company of American Airlines and American Eagle Airlines. Since 2002, he has served as vice president of finance and CFO for American Eagle Airlines. Before that, he spent eight years in finance-related management and director positions for American Airlines.

Ingram earned a Masters of Business Administration from Duke University in 1994, graduating in the top 10 percent of his class. He did his undergraduate studies at the University of Western Ontario, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration in 1988.

About Hawaiian Airlines

Hawaiian Airlines, the nation's number one on-time carrier, is recognized as one of the best airlines in America. Readers of two prominent national travel magazines, Conde Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure, have both rated Hawaiian as the top domestic airline serving Hawaii in their most recent rankings.

Celebrating its 76th year of continuous service, Hawaiian is Hawaii's biggest and longest-serving airline, and the second largest provider of passenger air service between Hawaii and the U.S. mainland. Hawaiian offers nonstop service to Hawaii from more U.S. gateway cities than any other airline (nine). Hawaiian also provides approximately 100 daily jet flights among the Hawaiian Islands, as well as service to Australia, American Samoa and Tahiti.

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

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