Hawaiian Airlines Resumes U.S. East Coast Mainland Service Including Flights to Boston and New York
The airline will operate their complete 13 city U.S. mainland schedule from December 2020, including East Coast Service to Boston and New York as well as flights to Long Beach, California.
On Wednesday (October 21, 2020), Hawaiian Airlines announced the resumption of their 13 city U.S. mainland schedule from December 2020. The airline will operate twice-weekly nonstop service between Honolulu (HNL) and Boston (BOS) as well as three-times weekly flights between Honolulu and New York-JFK. Additionally, Hawaiian Airlines will resume daily service between and Long Beach Airport (LGB) in California, offering guests their entire U.S. city mainland network.
Last week, the state of Hawai’i removed the mandatory 14-day quarantine requirement for arriving visitors with a state-approved negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours of arrival. The airline will also resume nonstop service between Kua’i’s Līhu’e Airport (LIH) and Los Angeles and Oakland, as well as service between Maui’s Kahului Airport (OGG) and both San Diego and San Francisco. Both routes will be serviced with a Hawaiian Airlines Airbus A321neo aircraft.
In Wednesday’s announcement, Hawaiian Airlines Senior Vice President of Revenue Management and Network Planning, Brent Overbeek, said,
“We’re pleased with increased demand for travel to Hawai’i, and we’re excited to once again offer our East Coast guests the convenience of our nonstop flights as we welcome them to the islands with new health and safety measures.”
Hawaiian Airlines has implemented their “Keeping you safe” enhanced health and safety protocols to ensure the health and well-being of their guests and team members at every step of their journey. The program includes frequent disinfecting of airport lobby areas, kiosks, ticket counters and electrostatic aircraft cabin spraying as well as the distribution of sanitizing wipes to all guests. Hawaiian Airlines requires all guests to complete a health acknowledgement upon check-in verifying that they are free of COVID-19 symptoms and will comply with the company’s facemask policy throughout their journey.
Hawaiian Airlines, Hawai’i’s hometown airline, has been the number one U.S. carrier for on-time performance for the past 16 years (2004-2019). The carrier has been in business for 91 years and is Hawai’i’s largest and longest-serving airline. Hawaiian Airlines offers more nonstop connectivity between Hawai’i and the U.S. mainland, serving 13 gateways. The carrier also connects the islands with Japan, South Korea, Australia, American Samoa and Tahiti. Hawaiian Airlines is a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA).
Source: Hawaiian Airlines