HONOLULU, May 19, 2004 -- Hawaiian Airlines is increasing transpacific service for the peak summer travel season to accommodate customer demand.
“Our advance bookings indicate this summer is going to be very busy so we're putting every seat we have out there,” said Mark Dunkerley, president and chief operating officer of Hawaiian Airlines.
San Diego – Maui: Hawaiian will introduce daily nonstop flights connecting San Diego and Maui, effective June 11 through September 6. Flight #37 will depart San Diego at 10:15 a.m. and arrive in Maui at 12:45 p.m. Return Flight #38 will depart Maui at 2:15 p.m. and arrive in
San Diego at 10:25 p.m.
Seattle – Maui: Hawaiian is increasing its nonstop Seattle-Maui service from four flights weekly to daily service, effective June 11. Flight #29 departs Seattle at 10:25 a.m. and arrives in Maui at 1:15 p.m. Return Flight #30 departs Maui at 2:45 p.m. and arrives in Seattle at 11:10 p.m.
With the additional flights from these two primary Western U.S. markets, Hawaiian is increasing summer capacity to Maui by approximately 32,000 seats.
Honolulu – Pago Pago: Hawaiian is increasing its nonstop service between Honolulu and Pago Pago from two to three flights per week, effective June 17 through September 6. Flight #465 departs Honolulu on Monday, Thursday, and Friday at 4:30 p.m. and arrives in Pago Pago at
9 p.m. Return Flight #466 departs Pago Pago those same evenings at 11:20 p.m. and arrives in Honolulu the next morning at 5:30 a.m.
Hawaiian flies state-of-the-art Boeing 767-300ER wide-body aircraft on its transpacific routes. The twin-aisle, twin-jet B767 seats 252 passengers, 18 in First Class and 234 in Coach Class, featuring the comfort and convenience of a 2-3-2 seating configuration that offers either window or aisle seating to 86 percent of the passengers.
Flight schedules and fares information are available online at HawaiianAir.com.
About Hawaiian Airlines
Hawaiian Airlines, the nation's number one on-time carrier, is recognized as one of the best airlines in America. Business travelers recently surveyed byCondé Nast Traveler rated Hawaiian Airlines as having the best in-flight service and meals of any U.S. carrier. Hawaiian was recently ranked fourth best in the nation overall by Travel + Leisure.
Celebrating its 75th year of continuous service, Hawaiian Airlines is Hawaii's largest and longest-serving airline, and the second largest provider of passenger air service between Hawaii and the mainland U.S. Hawaiian offers nonstop service to Hawaii from more mainland U.S. gateways
than any other airline. Hawaiian also provides approximately 100 daily jet flights among the Hawaiian Islands, as well as service to American Samoa and Tahiti.
Hawaiian Airlines, Inc. is a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (AMEX and PCX: HA). Since the appointment of a bankruptcy trustee on May 16, 2003, Hawaiian Holdings has had no involvement in the management of Hawaiian Airlines and has had limited access to information concerning the airline.
Additional information on Hawaiian Airlines is available at www.HawaiianAir.com.