HONOLULU, Nov. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (Amex: HA; PCX), parent company of Hawaiian Airlines, announced today that Peter Ingram has been named chief financial officer by the board of directors.

Mr. Ingram recently joined Hawaiian Airlines as chief financial officer and will hold the dual responsibility for Hawaiian Holdings.

Mr. Ingram joined Hawaiian Airlines after spending the past 11 years with AMR Corporation, parent company of American Airlines and American Eagle Airlines. Since 2002, he has served as vice president of finance and CFO for American Eagle Airlines. Prior to that, he spent eight years in finance- related management and director positions for American Airlines.

Mr. Ingram earned a Masters of Business Administration from Duke University in 1994, graduating in the top 10 percent of his class. He did his undergraduate studies at the University of Western Ontario, earning a Bachelor of Arts in Business Administration in 1988.

Mr. Ingram replaces Randall L. Jenson, who will remain a member of Hawaiian Holdings' board of directors.

About Hawaiian Airlines

Hawaiian Airlines, the nation's number one on-time carrier, is recognized as one of the best airlines in America. Consumer travel surveys conducted by Conde Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure, and Zagat all rank Hawaiian as the top domestic airline serving Hawaii.

Celebrating its 77th year of continuous service, Hawaiian is Hawaii's biggest and longest-serving airline, and the second largest provider of passenger air service between Hawaii and the U.S. mainland. Hawaiian offers nonstop service to Hawaii from more U.S. gateway cities than any other airline (nine), as well as service to Australia, American Samoa and Tahiti. Hawaiian also provides approximately 100 daily jet flights among the Hawaiian Islands.

Hawaiian Airlines, Inc. is a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (Amex: HA; PCX). Additional information is available online at HawaiianAirlines.com.

SOURCE  Hawaiian Holdings, Inc.
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    /CONTACT:  Keoni Wagner, VP Public Affairs of Hawaiian Airlines,
+1-808-838-6778, Keoni.Wagner@HawaiianAir.com; or Investor Relations, Andrew
Greenebaum, agreenebaum@icrinc.com, or Allyson Pooley, apooley@icrinc.com,
both of Integrated Corporate Relations, +1-310-395-2215, for Hawaiian
Holdings, Inc./
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