HONOLULU, Oct 10, 2006 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- Hawaiian Airlines, Inc., a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (Amex: HA; PCX), today announced its systemwide traffic statistics for September, third quarter, and year-to-date 2006 (see chart below). In September, Hawaiian served 485,001 passengers, while recording Revenue Passengers Miles (RPMs) of 548,821,000, Available Seat Miles (ASMs) of 660,267,000, and Load Factor of 83.1 percent.

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    HAWAIIAN AIRLINES, INC.
    TRAFFIC STATISTICS

                                    September
                             2006             2005        Percent Change
    SCHEDULED
    PAX                     481,846           467,008          3.2%
    RPMS                540,506,953       562,425,288         (3.9%)
    ASMS               648,817,441        629,054,896          3.1%
    LF                         83.3%             89.4%        (6.1 pts.)

    CHARTER
    PAX                       3,155             3,401         (7.2%)
    RPMS                  8,313,983         9,226,601         (9.9%)
    ASMS                 11,449,170        12,765,764        (10.3%)
    LF                         72.6%             72.3%         0.3 pts.

    TOTAL
    PAX                     485,001           470,409          3.1%
    RPMS (000)              548,821           571,652         (4.0%)
    ASMS (000)              660,267           641,821          2.9%
    LF                         83.1%             89.1%        (6.0 pts.)



                                      Qtr3
                             2006             2005       Percent Change
    SCHEDULED
    PAX                   1,593,384         1,538,643          3.6%
    RPMS              1,738,423,463     1,796,649,008         (3.2%)
    ASMS              2,017,729,526     1,998,153,457          1.0%
    LF                         86.2%             89.9%        (3.7 pts.)

    CHARTER
    PAX                      11,355            11,016          3.1%
    RPMS                 30,328,189        30,373,456         (0.1%)
    ASMS                 36,924,868        38,969,536         (5.2%)
    LF                         82.1%             77.9%         4.2 pts.

    TOTAL
    PAX                   1,604,739         1,549,659          3.6%
    RPMS (000)            1,768,752         1,827,022         (3.2%)
    ASMS (000)            2,054,654         2,037,123          0.9%
    LF                         86.1%             89.7%        (3.6 pts.)



                                  Year To Date
                             2006             2005        Percent Change
    SCHEDULED
    PAX                   4,557,589         4,312,927          5.7%
    RPMS              5,025,743,965     4,886,986,521          2.8%
    ASMS              5,787,934,696     5,623,226,504          2.9%
    LF                         86.8%             86.9%        (0.1 pts.)

    CHARTER
    PAX                      34,267            45,404        (24.5%)
    RPMS                 93,954,813       125,246,840        (25.0%)
    ASMS                107,760,584       154,646,360        (30.3%)
    LF                         87.2%             81.0%         6.2 pts.

    TOTAL
    PAX                   4,591,856         4,358,331          5.4%
    RPMS (000)            5,119,699         5,012,233          2.1%
    ASMS (000)            5,895,695         5,777,873          2.0%
    LF                         86.8%             86.7%         0.1 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.

Keoni Wagner of Hawaiian Airlines, Inc., +1-808-838-6778,
Keoni.Wagner@HawaiianAir.com