HONOLULU, October 15, 2002 -- Hawaiian Airlines today announced special round trip airfares for Hawaii residents traveling to any of its nine mainland gateway cities for the holidays. The holiday fares start at $458 for mid-week travel from Honolulu; weekend travel is slightly higher and connections from neighbor islands are an additional $60 round trip.
Travel must originate in Hawaii from December 3, 2002 through December 30, 2002, with return flights taking place from December 28, 2002 through January 13, 2003.
“For Hawaii residents planning to visit family and friends on the mainland during the holidays, this is the best time to firm up those plans and book with Hawaiian Airlines,” said John B. Happ, Hawaiian's senior vice president for marketing and sales.
The special holiday fares do not include a federal excise tax of $6.60 (each way) for each ticket purchased, passenger facility charges of up to $18 where applicable, flight segment taxes of $3 per flight, and a security fee of up $2.50 per enplanement (maximum four charges on a round trip itinerary, not to exceed $10).
Seats at the special holiday fare are limited. Reservations must be confirmed seven days prior to travel, with tickets issued 48 hours after reservations are confirmed. Ticketed fares are non-refundable and non-transferable. This special fare cannot be combined with other discounts or promotional offers, and discounted fares cannot be applied to tickets already purchased. Other restrictions may apply.
Customers can purchase the special fares from any professional travel agent or directly through Hawaiian via online at www.HawaiianAir.com or by calling Hawaiian's reservations at 838-1555 from Oahu and toll-free at 1-800-882-8811 from the Neighbor Islands. HawaiianMiles members can book their travel by calling toll-free at 1-877-426-4537.
Hawaiian offers daily nonstop widebody service between Honolulu and Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, Sacramento, Ontario (CA), Seattle, Portland, and Phoenix. The carrier also provides daily service to Las Vegas via Los Angeles.
In addition, Hawaiian offers daily nonstop service between Kahului, Maui and Seattle, as well as nonstop service between Kahului and Los Angeles and San Francisco four days and three days a week, respectively.
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 connects more U.S. cities to Hawaii with daily nonstop service than any other airline.
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.