– November 26, 2013 – Tickets are now on sale for Hawaiian Airlines’ new non-stop service between
Honolulu and Beijing, its first Mainland China gateway destination, which
launches April 16, 2014, subject to government approval. The new service will
offer flights three days weekly.
in Beijing can book tickets through their favorite travel agent or by calling
Hawaiian Airlines’ sales office in Beijing at +86-10-8522-7835. For
English-speaking travelers, tickets can be purchased through any travel agent
or by calling Hawaiian’s Reservations Department toll-free at (800) 367-5320. Tickets
can be purchased online at www.HawaiianAirlines.com
in the U.S. beginning December 13, 2013 and www.HawaiianAirlines.com.cn in
China on December 14, 2013.
look forward to offering travelers from Beijing our industry-leading on-board
hospitality, which makes the travel experience to the Hawaiian Islands so much
more enjoyable,” said Peter Ingram, Hawaiian’s executive vice president and
chief commercial officer. “Our customers in Hawai‘i and North America will get
to enjoy our first Mainland China destination, which is one of the most
populous and exciting cities in the world.”
with being a vibrant center of politics, culture and arts and education, Beijing
is the capital of the People’s Republic of China and home to world-renowned,
historical sites including the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven and the
April 16, 2014, subject to government approval, Hawaiian Airlines Flight HA 897
will depart Honolulu International Airport at 12:01 a.m. every Monday,
Wednesday, and Friday, cross the international dateline, and land at Beijing
Capital International Airport at 5:55 a.m. the following day.
April 18, 2014, Flight HA 898 will depart Beijing at 1:05 a.m. every Wednesday,
Friday and Sunday, cross the international dateline, and arrive in Honolulu at
4:40 p.m. the previous day (Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday).
Airlines customers flying to Beijing from any of its 11 gateway cities in North
America can also take advantage of free stopovers in Hawai‘i, giving them added
flexibility in planning trips.
new Beijing-Honolulu service will be operated by Hawaiian Airlines’ wide-body
Airbus A330-200 aircraft, seating 294 passengers. Travelers will enjoy an
inflight experience not offered by any other airline. From the moment they
board, Hawaiian Airlines’ signature Mea
Ho‘okipa (translation: I am host) onboard service will engage them
throughout the flight with its warm and friendly celebration of the culture,
people, and Aloha Spirit of the Hawaiian Islands.
comfort, roominess and amenities of Hawaiian Airlines’ A330 aircraft will add
to the enjoyment of customers’ travel experience on the new route. With
high-resolution LCD touch-screen monitors in each seatback, the A330’s
state-of-the-art entertainment system lets customers choose from a wide-range
of movies, TV programs, music, and video games, while also offering a USB port
for the use of their own personal media players. Customers sitting in Business
Class will also enjoy iPod compatibility.
of HawaiianMiles, Hawaiian Airlines’ frequent flyer program, can immediately
start earning and redeeming mileage for travel on the new route. New members
can enroll for free online at www.HawaiianAirlines.com
and take advantage of membership benefits right away.
Airlines has led all U.S. carriers in on-time performance for each of the past
nine years (2004-2012) 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.
in its 84th 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, Taiwan, Australia, New
Zealand, American Samoa, and Tahiti. New non-stop service will begin between
Honolulu and Beijing, China in April 2014, subject to government approval.
Hawaiian also provides approximately 160 jet flights daily between the Hawaiian
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