HONOLULU – Feb. 8, 2007 - Hawaiian Airlines today announced the appointment of Ken Rewick as vice president of flight operations.
Rewick is responsible for overseeing all administrative duties and activities for Hawaiian's pilots, including crew scheduling, pilot flight training and standards, and domicile arrangements, as well as the carrier's System Operations Control Center.
Mark Dunkerley, Hawaiian's president and CEO, noted, “Ken has both the temperament and the experience to manage our flight operations. He has built a distinguished career at Hawaiian over the past three decades, and has established excellent relationships within the industry and with government aviation agencies at all levels in Hawaii.”
Rewick joined Hawaiian as a pilot in May 1978. His tenure includes 18 years of management experience in a variety of pilot training and administrative duties. Most recently, he served as director of flight operations for Hawaiian. He succeeds Robert Glasgow, who recently retired from the company.
Rewick attended Punahou School and the University of Hawaii at Manoa before starting his career with Hawaiian.
About Hawaiian Airlines
Hawaiian Airlines, holder of a record 36 consecutive months as America's most punctual airline, has consistently led the nation's carriers in on-time schedule performance and fewest misplaced bags in 2005 and 2006 (as reported by the U.S. Department of Transportation). Consumer surveys by Condé Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure, and Zagat all rank Hawaiian as the top domestic airline serving Hawaii.
Now in its 78th 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 than any other airline (nine), as well as service to Australia, American Samoa and Tahiti. Hawaiian also provides approximately 100 daily jet flights among the Hawaiian Islands.
Hawaiian Airlines, Inc. is a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (AMEX and PCX: HA). Additional information is available at HawaiianAirlines.com.