HONOLULU – Hawaiian Airlines today announced the appointment of Greg Vaughan to the new position of director - business intelligence. In this role, he will oversee the collection of data and analytics that will drive Hawaiian Airlines’ business performance.

“Greg has an impressive background with specialized skills that will advance Hawaiian Airlines’ business intelligence objectives to support its strategies as it expands internationally,” said Kathy Wong-Nakamura, Hawaiian Airlines IT Managing Director - Applications Development and Maintenance.

Vaughan has 15 years of programming and data warehousing and analyst experience. Prior to joining Hawaiian, he served as senior database developer/database administrator for Camber Corporation, claims data manager/senior data analyst for Esurance Insurance Company and technical lead for Hewlett Packard Company.

He holds a Master of Business Administration degree in information science and Bachelor’s degree in environmental engineering both from California Polytechnic State University.

About Hawaiian Airlines

Hawaiian 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 nonstop 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 nonstop service will begin between Honolulu and Beijing, China in April 2014, subject to government approvals.  Hawaiian also provides approximately 160 jet flights daily between the Hawaiian Islands.

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