HONOLULU, May 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines, Inc., a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq: HA), today announced its systemwide traffic statistics for April and year-to-date.

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Hawaiian's statistics for April 2008 reflect the immediate impact of a surge in passengers following the collapse of two of its competitors.

    Systemwide Operations

    APRIL               2009              2008           % Change
    -----               ----              ----           --------
    PAX              681,751           718,767            (5.1%)
    RPMS (000)       667,377           684,745            (2.5%)
    ASMS (000)       790,373           777,760             1.6%
    LF                  84.4%             88.0%           (3.6 pts.)

    YEAR-TO-DATE        2009              2008          % Change
    ------------        ----              ----          --------
    PAX            2,677,084         2,451,763              9.2%
    RPMS (000)     2,627,462         2,623,657              0.1%
    ASMS (000)     3,182,926         3,059,144              4.0%
    LF                  82.5%             85.8%            (3.3 pts.)

    PAX:  Passengers transported
    RPM:  One paying passenger transported one mile
    ASM:  One seat transported one mile
    LF:   Percentage of seating capacity utilized

    Additional information is available online at HawaiianAirlines.com.







SOURCE Hawaiian Airlines, Inc.
05/08/2009
CONTACT: Keoni Wagner of Hawaiian Airlines, Inc., +1-808-838-6778, Keoni.Wagner@hawaiianair.com
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