HONOLULU – April 05, 2011 - Hawaiian Airlines scored the airline industry’s best rankings for on-time performance and fewest flight cancellations in February, according to the monthlyAir Travel Consumer Report issued today by the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT).
Hawaiian had 91.8 percent of its flights arrive as scheduled during February, which the DOT reported was 17.3 percentage points better than the industry average. In addition, Hawaiian topped all carriers in the category of fewest cancelled flights at 0.1 percent, the result of having only six cancellations out of 5,052 total flights during the month.
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 HawaiianAirlines.com.