HONOLULU - March 18, 2014 - 'Ohana by Hawaiian, Hawai'i's newest interisland operation, today launched its inaugural flight to Lana'i, the second of two islands it has returned to the Hawaiian Airlines network. The Lana'i service will operate twice daily using a 48-seat ATR-42 aircraft. Last week, 'Ohana by Hawaiian also launched thrice-daily service between Honolulu and Moloka'i.
The departure of Flight HA612 to Lana'i Airport was preceded by remarks from Hawaiian Airlines Executive Vice President and Chief Commercial Officer Peter Ingram, followed by a traditional Hawaiian blessing at the gate.
"We are very excited to once again have all of our islands connected through Hawaiian Airlines and our new 'Ohana by Hawaiian turbo prop service," said Ingram. "The island of Lana'i is tranquil and enticing, and we invite everyone to fly on 'Ohana by Hawaiian and explore all of the island's offerings."
The daily flights, operated by Empire Airlines, are scheduled below:
|HA612||HNL-LNY||9:30 a.m.||10:00 a.m.||March 18, 2014|
|HA616||HNL-LNY||2:40 p.m.||3:10 p.m.||March 18, 2014|
|HA613||LNY-HNL||10:40 a.m.||11:10 a.m.||March 18, 2014|
|HA617||LNY-HNL||3:50 p.m.||4:20 p.m.||March 18, 2014|
For more information or to book a reservation, travelers can visit HawaiianAirlines.com or call Hawaiian Airlines' reservations center at 1-800-367-5320.
Members of HawaiianMiles®, the Hawaiian Airlines loyalty program, can earn or redeem miles for award travel on all 'Ohana by Hawaiian flights. To learn more or to sign up for free, visit HawaiianAirlines.com/HawaiianMiles.
About Hawaiian Airlines
Hawaiian® has led all U.S. carriers in on-time performance for each of the past 10 years (2004-2013) as reported by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Consumer surveys by Condé Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure and Zagat have all ranked Hawaiian the highest of all domestic airlines serving Hawai'i.
Now in its 85th 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, Taiwan, Australia, New Zealand, American Samoa and Tahiti. New nonstop service will begin between Honolulu and Beijing, China in April 2014, subject to government approval. Hawaiian also provides approximately 160 jet flights daily between the Hawaiian Islands.
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