HONOLULU – August 9, 2012 - Hawaiian Airlines earned the airline industry’s #1 ranking for on-time performance in June, as reported today by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) with its monthly Air Travel Consumer Report.
Hawaiian’s flights arrived as scheduled at a rate of 93.9 percent to top the listing of the 15 largest carriers covered by the DOT report. Hawaiian’s on-time performance exceeded the industry average by 13.2 percentage points.
In addition, Hawaiian ranked second in the category of fewest canceled flights during June, reporting eight cancellations out of 6,470 total flights (0.1 percent).
Hawaiian also ranked third in the category of fewest oversales, or passengers denied boarding, for the second quarter at 0.05 percent for every 10,000 passengers, as well as through the first two quarters at 0.20 percent per 10,000 passengers (DOT reports oversales quarterly.)
Hawaiian provides daily nonstop service to Hawai‘i from 11 gateway cities in North America – more cities than any other carrier – using Airbus A330-200 and Boeing 767-300 aircraft, making it the only carrier to offer wide-body, twin-aisle aircraft for all transpacific flights.
Hawai‘i’s largest and longest-serving carrier is also the leading provider of air service between the islands of Hawai‘i.
The DOT report is available at http://airconsumer.ost.dot.gov/reports/atcr12.htm.
About Hawaiian Airlines
Hawaiian has led all U.S. carriers in on-time performance for each of the past eight years (2004-2011) 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 83rd 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 nonstop service to Hawai‘i from more U.S. gateway cities (11) than any other airline, along with service from Japan, South Korea, the Philippines, Australia, American Samoa, and Tahiti. New nonstop service will begin between Honolulu and Sapporo, Japan (October 30, 2012), Brisbane, Australia (November 27, 2012), and Auckland, New Zealand (March 13, 2013). Hawaiian also provides approximately 170 daily jet flights 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).
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