HONOLULU – August 09, 2011 - Hawaiian Airlines led the nation in June as the best on-time airline with 93.1 percent of its flights arriving on schedule – exceeding the industry average by 16.2 percentage points – according to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s monthly (DOT)Air Travel Consumer Report.
Hawaiian also ranked second in the industry for fewest oversales, or passengers denied boarding, for the second quarter at 0.04 percent for every 10,000 passengers, as well as through the first two quarters at 0.03 percent per 10,000 passengers (DOT reports oversales quarterly.)
Hawaiian Airlines is the largest provider of air service to Hawaii from the Western U.S., as well as the leading carrier for interisland service between the islands of Hawaii.
The report covers 16 airlines and is available at http://airconsumer.ost.dot.gov/reports/atcr11.htm.
About Hawaiian Airlines
Hawaiian has led all U.S. carriers in on-time performance for each of the past seven years (2004-2010) as reported by the U.S. Department of Transportation. In addition, consumer surveys byCondé Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure and Zagat have all ranked Hawaiian the top domestic airline offering flights to Hawaii. Hawaiian was also the nation’s highest-ranked carrier for service quality and performance in the prestigious Airline Quality Rating
(AQR) study for 2008 and 2009.
Now in its 82nd year of continuous service in Hawaii, Hawaiian is the largest provider of passenger air service to Hawaii from the state’s primary visitor markets on the U.S. mainland. Hawaiian offers nonstop service to Hawaii from more U.S. gateway cities (10) than any other airline, as well as service to South Korea, Japan, the Philippines, Australia, American Samoa, and Tahiti. Hawaiian also provides approximately 150 daily jet flights
between the Hawaiian Islands.
Hawaiian Airlines, Inc. is a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA). Additional information is available at www.HawaiianAirlines.com.