American and Hawaiian Interline Electronic Ticketing

FORT WORTH, Texas - American Airlines and Hawaiian Airlines today announced they now offer interline electronic ticketing. Customers can use a single electronic ticket (e-ticket) when their itineraries include travel on both carriers.

With the addition of Hawaiian, today American offers interline e-ticketing convenience with seven domestic carriers, including most of the major U.S. airlines - Alaska Airlines, Continental Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Northwest Airlines, United Airlines and US Airways. In addition, last year American was first to offer interline e-ticketing with a foreign airline—oneworld alliance member Finnair.

Passengers with e-tickets also have the ability to rebook between American and Hawaiian without having to obtain a paper ticket first. Previously, customers with e-tickets were required to convert to a paper ticket before transferring between carriers. Interline e-tickets can be issued by American and Hawaiian through their respective reservation centers and at airport locations and ticket offices.

A great majority of American’s customers today travel on e-tickets, avoiding lines at the airport. e-tickets are the key to using American’s growing array of automated services, including online check-in with AA.com, plus nearly 700 Self-Service Check-in devices at 84 airports and approximately 300

Curbside Check-In devices in more than 80 airports. e-tickets cannot be lost or stolen and they make changes and refunds easier. Interline e-ticketing also enables easier transfer between carriers should a change of airline be necessary due to weather or other delays.

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American Airlines is the world`s largest carrier. American, in concert with American Eagle and the AmericanConnection regional carriers, makes up the American Airlines network. Together, they serve more than 250 cities in 41 countries and territories with approximately 4,400 daily flights. The combined network fleet numbers more than 1,100 aircraft. Customers can find personalized news, information and travel offers on American’s award-winning Web site, AA.com—the best place to check fares and book tickets online. Only American provides More Room Throughout Coach for more Coach passengers. American Airlines is a founding member of the oneworld alliance.

Founded in Honolulu 73 years ago, Hawaiian Airlines is Hawaii’s longest-serving and largest airline. The nation’s 12th largest carrier, it is the second-largest provider of passenger service between the West Coast and Hawaii and offers nonstop service to Hawaii from more mainland U.S. gateways (nine) than any other airline. Hawaiian Airlines also provides approximately 100 daily jet flights among six Hawaiian Islands as well as weekly service to American Samoa and Tahiti. The company takes pride in its innovative service programs that deliver on the promise, “Hawaii Starts Here.” Additional information on Hawaiian Airlines is available at www.HawaiianAir.com.
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