Honolulu – October 28, 2012 - At the request of the Port Authority of New York
& New Jersey, Hawaiian Airlines has cancelled scheduled service between
Honolulu and New York City for today, October 28, and Monday, October 29.
accommodate affected passengers Hawaiian has scheduled an additional round trip
to New York City that will depart Honolulu on Tuesday afternoon, providing the
storm clears as expected.
passengers will be booked on this flight or Hawaiian’s other regularly
scheduled flights between Honolulu and New York-JFK, and are advised to call
Hawaiian’s reservations at 1-800-367-5320 to confirm flight details.
Hawaiian also intends to resume regularly
scheduled service on Tuesday afternoon with its flight departing Honolulu,
Hawaiian earlier pledged to waive any booking change
fees related for passengers affected by the hurricane.
The affected flights are HA 50, which departs daily
from Honolulu International Airport at
3:05 p.m., and HA 51, which departs daily from John F. Kennedy International Airport
at 10:00 a.m.
Neighbor island residents making connections to
today’s flight are being re-booked on flights back home today, and returned to
Honolulu when the JFK flights resume at no additional cost. In addition, Hawaiian
is working with Ohana Hotels to offer discounted accommodations on O‘ahu for
passengers connecting to one of the grounded flights from other Hawaiian
Hawaiian will post updates online at www.HawaiianAirlines.com.
Hawaiian has led all U.S. carriers in
on-time performance for each of the past eight years (2004-2011) 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 83rd
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, the Philippines, Australia, American
Samoa, and Tahiti. New nonstop service will begin between Honolulu and Sapporo,
Japan (October 30, 2012), Brisbane, Australia (November 27, 2012), and
Auckland, New Zealand (March 13, 2013). Hawaiian also provides approximately
170 daily jet flights between the Hawaiian Islands.
Airlines, Inc. is a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA).
Additional information is available at HawaiianAirlines.com. Follow updates on
Twitter about Hawaiian (@HawaiianAir) and its special fare offers
(@HawaiianFares), and become a fan on its Facebook page (Hawaiian Airlines).
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