Hawaiian Airlines News
Hawaiian Airlines and Gevo Enter into Sustainable Aviation Fuel Sales Agreement
Hawaiian Airlines today announced that it has reached an agreement with biofuel company Gevo, Inc. to purchase 50 million gallons of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) over five years. Gevo expects to supply the SAF from a facility to be constructed in the Midwestern United States and begin deliveries to Hawaiian’s gateway cities in California starting in 2029.
Hawaiian Airlines to Begin Service Between Hawai’i and the Cook Islands
Hawaiian Airlines will connect the Hawaiian Islands with the Cook Islands starting in May 2023 with a weekly flight between Honolulu (HNL) and Rarotonga (RAR). The service, which launches May 20, in time for the U.S. summer travel season, will provide travelers from Hawaiian’s 15 U.S. Mainland gateway cities convenient one-stop connections to the Cook Islands.
Tourism industry expects a busier than normal fall season
2022 is shaping to be a good year for Hawaiʻi tourism. So far, nearly 5.5 million people have visited the islands this year, spending $11.2 billion. While there were 13% fewer visitors compared to the first seven months of 2019, spending rose nearly 6%.
Hawaiian Airlines Sued By Sabre For Alleged Contract Breach
Global Distribution System (GDS) provider Sabre filed a lawsuit in the Southern District of New York against the American carrier Hawaiian Airlines for an alleged breach of contract
Hawaiian Airlines invests in electric seaglider REGENT
Hawaiian Airlines has agreed to invest in REGENT’s all-electric seaglider, the Monarch. The investment will support the initial design of next generation 100-person seaglider, which is slated for entry service by 2028.
Hawaiian Airlines and Elon Musk’s SpaceX lift off with free inflight Wi-Fi
Hawaiian Airlines has become the first major airline to announce an agreement with Elon Musk’s SpaceX to provide free inflight high-speed internet access on trans-Pacific flights.
Farnborough 2018: Hawaiian Airlines joins growing list of Dreamliner operators
Boeing and Hawaiian Airlines have finalised an order for ten 787-9 Dreamliners, valued at $2.82 billion at list prices. The deal also includes purchase rights for ten additional 787s.
Hawaiian Airlines signs for ten Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners
Hawaiian Airlines has selected the market-leading 787 Dreamliner as its flagship airplane for medium to long-haul flights. As part of the selection, Hawaiian intends to purchase ten 787-9 jets from Boeing, valued at $2.82 billion at list prices.
Hawaiian Airlines to operate daytime Tokyo flights
Hawaiian Airlines has received tentative approval from the US department of transportation to shift its current daily flight between Honolulu and Tokyo’s Haneda International Airport into a coveted daytime schedule. The new flights will begin on October 29th, 2016. The tentative award follows a DOT ruling in May granting Hawaiian a night-time slot pair to provide daily service between Haneda and Kona three times weekly and Haneda and Honolulu four times weekly.
Turkish Airlines signs codeshare deal with Hawaii Airlines
Turkish Airlines has signed a codeshare deal with Hawaiian Airlines, expanding options for customers to travel more conveniently from Turkey to Hawaii via Far East points. The agreement allows Turkish Airlines to put its “TK” booking code on Hawaiian’s daily flights between Osaka, Japan and Honolulu and HA’s five-times weekly service between Honolulu and Seoul, Korea.
Hawaiian Airlines and Air China sign codeshare agreement
Hawaiian Airlines has announced the signing of a code-share agreement with Air China, the exclusive national flag-carrier of China, that leverages the reach of their respective hubs in Honolulu and Beijing to offer more options and a more streamlined experience for customers travelling to further destinations. The new partnership takes effect following Hawaiian’s launch of its three-times weekly non-stop service to Beijing earlier.