Hawaiian Airlines Now Selling Extra Comfort Premium Economy Seating

HONOLULU - January 30, 2014 - Hawaiian Airlines today announced that its new Extra Comfort premium economy seats, available on North American and international routes operated by its A330 fleet, are now available for purchase when booking tickets online at HawaiianAirlines.com for travel on or after Aug. 1, 2014. The new class of seats offers travelers more legroom and a bundle of other amenities at a nominal cost to enrich the Hawai'i travel experience.

"We are excited to give our guests more seating options to enhance their inflight experience with the product offerings they value most," said Peter Ingram, Hawaiian Airlines executive vice president and chief commercial officer. "Every customer flying with us will continue to enjoy our award-winning service and Hawaiian hospitality."

The purchase of Extra Comfort, available in Rows 11-14 and 33-34, includes five more inches of legroom (36 inches of seat pitch); priority boarding at the gate; complimentary on-demand in-seat entertainment; and a personal electrical power outlet* to make the journey even more enjoyable. On international routes, a souvenir pillow and blanket set are also provided.

One-way pricing of Extra Comfort will vary according to the North American or international flight route:

Domestic Routes Extra Comfort (USD)
Los Angeles (LAX) $60
Las Vegas (LAS) $60
New York City (JFK) $100
Portland (PDX) $60
San Diego (SAN) $60
San Francisco (SFO) $60
Seattle (SEA) $60
International Routes Extra Comfort (USD)
Auckland, New Zealand (AKL) $100
Beijing, China (PEK)** $100
Osaka, Kansai, Japan (KIX) $100
Papeete, Tahiti (PPT) $60
Sydney, Australia (SYD) $100
Taipei, Taiwan (TPE) $100
Tokyo, Haneda, Japan (HND) $100

Flights shown are for A330 flights to/from Honolulu. All other North America and International routes are operated using the B767 aircraft and will not have Extra Comfort seats.

As part of the airline's long-haul seating re-configuration of its A330 fleet, Hawaiian Airlines also unveiled a refreshed interior cabin design. Travelers are taken on a journey through Earth (First Class), Ocean (Extra Comfort), and Sky (Main Cabin), connected with storytelling of the essential elements of the Hawaiian Islands through the materials, colors and patterns selected.

Hawaiian Airlines' wide-body, twin-aisle Airbus 330-200 aircraft seats 294 passengers, with 18 in First Class, 40 in Extra Comfort and 236 in the Main Cabin. Hawaiian Airlines' A330 amenities include personal on-demand entertainment system for each seat, comfortable legroom, and a roomy interior. Adding to the enjoyment of the travel experience is the carrier's signature onboard hospitality program, Mea Ho'okipa (translation: I am host). Travelers enjoy island-style complimentary meals and made-in-Hawai'i snacks to go along with Hawaiian Airlines' engaging presentation of the islands' culture, people and Aloha Spirit throughout the flight.


*Electrical power outlets are being installed in phases and by rows and may not be available on all Extra Comfort seats by August 2014.

**New non-stop service to Beijing commences on April 16, 2014, subject to government approval.

About Hawaiian Airlines
Hawaiian Airlines has led all U.S. carriers in on-time performance for each of the past nine years (2004-2012) as reported by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Consumer surveys by Condé Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure and Zagat have all ranked Hawaiian the highest of all domestic airlines serving Hawai'i.

Now in its 84th year of continuous service, Hawaiian is Hawai'i's biggest and longest-serving airline, as well as the largest provider of passenger air service from its primary visitor markets on the U.S. mainland. Hawaiian offers non-stop service to Hawai'i from more U.S. gateway cities (11) than any other airline, along with service from Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Australia, New Zealand, American Samoa, and Tahiti. New non-stop service will begin between Honolulu and Beijing, China in April 2014, subject to government approval. Hawaiian also provides approximately 160 jet flights daily between the Hawaiian Islands.

Hawaiian Airlines, Inc. is a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA). Additional information is available at HawaiianAirlines.com. Follow updates on Twitter about Hawaiian (@HawaiianAir) and its special fare offers (@HawaiianFares), and become a fan on its Facebook page (Hawaiian Airlines).