HONOLULU – June 14, 2012 - Hawaiian Airlines scored the airline industry’s top rankings for punctuality and fewest flight cancellations during the month of April, as reported today by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Air Travel Consumer Report.
Hawaiian’s flights arrived as scheduled throughout April at a rate of 94.4 percent to earn the DOT’s #1 ranking for on-time performance among the nation’s 15 largest carriers covered in the report.
In addition, Hawaiian was nearly perfect in leading the category of fewest cancelled flights, with only two cancellations out of 6,037 total flights during April.
Hawaiian provides daily nonstop service to Hawai‘i from 11 gateway cities in North America – more cities than any other carrier – using Airbus A330-200 and Boeing 767-300 aircraft, making it the only carrier to offer wide-body, twin-aisle aircraft for all transpacific flights.
Hawai‘i’s largest and longest-serving carrier is also the leading provider of air service between the islands of Hawai‘i.
The DOT report is available at http://airconsumer.ost.dot.gov/reports/atcr12.htm.
About Hawaiian Airlines
Hawaiian has led all U.S. carriers in on-time performance for each of the past eight years (2004-2011) as reported by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Consumer surveys by Condé Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure and Zagat have all ranked Hawaiian as the top domestic airline serving Hawai‘i.
Now in its 83rd 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 to Japan, South Korea, the Philippines, Australia, American Samoa, and Tahiti. Hawaiian also provides approximately 170 daily jet flights 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).
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