Hawaiian Airlines Appoints Tasha Eldridge Station Manager – San Francisco

HONOLULU – Feb. 27, 2006 - Hawaiian Airlines announced the appointment of Tasha Eldridge as station manager for its San Francisco flight operations.

Eldridge is responsible for overseeing the service that Hawaiian provides travelers at its terminal in the San Francisco International Airport, including ticketing, check-in, boarding, and baggage handling.

Hawaiian offers daily nonstop flights between San Francisco and Honolulu aboard its wide-body Boeing 767-300 aircraft, seating 260 passengers. Flight 11 departs San Francisco International Airport daily at 8:30 a.m. and arrives at Honolulu International Airport at 11:55 a.m. Return Flight 12 departs Honolulu daily at 2:00 p.m. and arrives at San Francisco at 8:50 p.m.

Born and raised on Maui, Eldridge has been with Hawaiian for six years, most recently serving as station manager for Hawaiian's charter flight operations in Anchorage, Alaska.

She joined Hawaiian as a ticket agent on Maui in 2000 and worked her way up to assistant station manager for the Phoenix operations three years later before relocating to Anchorage.

Eldridge graduated from Baldwin High School in Wailuku, Maui, and went on to attend the University of Hawaii at Manoa where she majored in English.

About Hawaiian Airlines

Hawaiian was the nation's number one carrier for on-time service, fewest flight cancellations and best baggage service reliability in 2005, according to reports by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Consumer travel surveys conducted by Condé Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure, and Zagat all rank Hawaiian as the top domestic airline serving Hawaii.

Now in its 77th year of continuous service in Hawaii, Hawaiian is the state'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), as well as service to Australia, American Samoa and Tahiti. Hawaiian also provides approximately 100 daily jet flights among the Hawaiian Islands. Hawaiian Airlines, Inc. is a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (AMEX and PCX: HA). Additional information is available at HawaiianAirlines.com.