HONOLULU – Dec. 1, 2008 - Hawaiian Airlines announced today that Miranda Scott has been promoted to senior director – business development.
In her expanded role, Scott will be putting increased emphasis on creating new online business opportunities for the company at HawaiianAirlines.com. She is also responsible for generating revenue online through the offering of vacation packages and travel-oriented services on Hawaiian’s website, while managing the company’s online marketing partnerships.
“Hawaiian offers the airline industry’s most comprehensive service-oriented website and Miranda’s contributions have been vital to its evolution and the satisfaction customers enjoy with its use,” said Rick Peterson, Hawaiian’s vice president of sales and marketing.
Scott joined Hawaiian in April 2007 as director of business development and was tasked with overseeing the website’s new vacations packages program, managing the company’s online agency partners, and seeking new business strategies to increase online sales.
Before joining Hawaiian, Scott was a market manager for Expedia specializing in hotel sales and, prior to that, spent seven years with The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua, most recently as leisure sales manager.
About Hawaiian Airlines
The nation’s top-ranked airline for service in the 2007 Airline Quality Ratings, Hawaiian has led all U.S. carriers in on-time performance for each of the past four straight years (2004-2007) and in fewest misplaced bags for the past three years (2005-2007) as reported by the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Consumer surveys by Condé Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure and Zagat have all ranked Hawaiian as the top domestic airline serving Hawaii.
Now in its 80th year of continuous service in Hawaii, Hawaiian is the state’s biggest and longest serving airline, as well as the second largest provider of passenger air service between the U.S. mainland and Hawaii. Hawaiian offers nonstop service to Hawaii from more U.S. gateway cities (10) than any other airline, as well as service to the Philippines, Australia, American Samoa, and Tahiti. Hawaiian also provides approximately 155 daily jet flights among the Hawaiian Islands.
Hawaiian Airlines, Inc. is a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA). Additional information is available at HawaiianAirlines.com.