HONOLULU, May 20 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (Amex: HA) (the "Company"), parent company of Hawaiian Airlines, Inc. ("Hawaiian"), today announced that it has been approved for listing on the NASDAQ Global Market under the symbol "HA."
Trading on the NASDAQ Global Market is expected to commence on June 2, 2008.
The Company's common stock will continue to trade on the American Stock Exchange
until the market close on May 30, 2008.
"We are pleased to announce the Company's listing on the NASDAQ Global Market,"
commented Mark Dunkerley, the Company's President and Chief Executive Officer.
"We believe the move to NASDAQ will improve the visibility of our stock, enhance
trading liquidity in our shares, and provide the Company with greater exposure
to institutional investors."
About Hawaiian Airlines
The nation's top-ranked airline for service in the 2007 Airline Quality Ratings,
Hawaiian has led all U.S. carriers in on-time performance for each of the past
four straight years (2004-2007) and in fewest misplaced bags for the past three
years (2005-2007) as reported by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Consumer
surveys by Conde Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure and Zagat have all ranked Hawaiian
as the top domestic airline serving Hawaii.
Now in its 79th 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 (10) than any other
airline, as well as service to the Philippines, Australia, American Samoa, and
Tahiti. Hawaiian also provides approximately 155 daily jet flights among the
Hawaiian Airlines, Inc. is a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (AMEX:
HA). Additional information is available at HawaiianAirlines.com.
SOURCE Hawaiian Holdings, Inc.
CONTACT: Keoni Wagner of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc., +1-808-838-6778, Keoni.Wagner@HawaiianAir.com
Web site: http://www.HawaiianAirlines.com