HONOLULU – Hawaiian Airlines has begun selling tickets online for its new service to Sendai, Japan commencing on June 25.

In the U.S., tickets can now be purchased online at www.HawaiianAirlines.com, or by phone toll-free through Hawaiian’s reservations center at 1-800-367-5320.  In Japan, tickets can be purchased online via Hawaiian’s Japanese-language website at www.HawaiianAirlines.co.jp, or by phone through its sales office in Japan at 03-5405-8761.

Hawaiian’s Flight HA 441 will depart Honolulu International Airport on Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday at 12:55 p.m., cross the international dateline, and arrive at Sendai International Airport at 4:30 p.m. the following day.  Starting on June 26, the return Flight 442 will then continue to Sapporo’s New Chitose Airport at 5:45 p.m. on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays, arriving at New Chitose at 7:00 p.m. before departing to Honolulu at 9:10 p.m., crossing the international dateline and arriving in Honolulu at 9:50 a.m. the same day.

Hawaiian will operate its new Sendai service with wide-body, twin-aisle Boeing 767-300ER aircraft, which comfortably seat up to 264 passengers.

Sendai will be Hawaiian’s fifth gateway in Japan and the tenth new destination it has introduced or announced in less than three years, following the launches of service to Tokyo in November 2010, Seoul in January 2011, Osaka in July 2011, Fukuoka in April 2012, New York in June 2012, Sapporo in October 2012 and Brisbane in November 2012. The company has previously announced new service to Auckland, New Zealand commencing on March 13, and to Taipei, Taiwan in July 2013.

About Hawaiian Airlines

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, the Philippines, Australia, New Zealand, American Samoa, and Tahiti. New nonstop service will begin between Honolulu and Taipei, Taiwan on July 9, 2013 and, subject to government approvals, between Honolulu and Beijing, China in April 2014.  Hawaiian also provides approximately 160 jet flights daily 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).