HONOLULU, Jan. 31, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines CEO Mark Dunkerley released the following statement regarding Secretary Chao's confirmation today by the U.S. Senate:
"On behalf of Hawaiian's 6,000 employees, I congratulate Elaine Chao on her confirmation as transportation secretary. We look forward to working with her on aviation policies that will prioritize infrastructure investment, foster competition, and spur economic growth."
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Hawaiian®, the world's most punctual airline as reported by OAG, has led all U.S. carriers in on-time performance for each of the past 12 years (2004-2015) as reported by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Consumer surveys by Condé Nast Traveler and Travel + Leisure have ranked Hawaiian the highest of all domestic airlines serving Hawai'i.
Now in its 88th 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 non-stop service to Hawai'i from more U.S. gateway cities (11) than any other airline, along with service from Japan, South Korea, China, Australia, New Zealand, American Samoa and Tahiti. Hawaiian also provides approximately 160 jet flights daily between the Hawaiian Islands, with a total of more than 200 daily flights system-wide.
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SOURCE Hawaiian Airlines
Alison Croyle, (808) 835-3886, Alison.Croyle@HawaiianAir.com, Tara Shimooka (808) 838-5409, Tara.Shimooka@HawaiianAir.com