• Joe Breitfeller

Hawaiian Airlines Starts Ticket Sales for Flights Between Honolulu and Austin, Orlando and Ontario

Hawaii’s hometown airline is opening ticket sales for nonstop service between Honolulu and Austin (Texas), Orlando (Florida) and Ontario (California). Also, starting March 9, 2020, Hawaiian Airlines will launch nonstop daily service from Long Beach to Kahului, Maui.

Hawaiian Airlines Airbus A321neo - Courtesy Hawaiian Airlines

On Tuesday (December 8, 2020), Hawaiian Airlines announced the start of ticket sales for nonstop service between Honolulu and Austin, Orlando and Ontario, California. Starting March 9, 2020, the carrier is also launching daily nonstop flights between Long Beach (LGB) and Kahului, Maui (OGG). From March 11, 2021, Hawaiian will offer twice-weekly service between Honolulu (HNL) and Orlando International Airport (MCO), joining Boston (BOS) and New York (JFK) as the airline’s third Eastern U.S. gateway. In Tuesday’s announcement, Hawaiian Airlines President and CEO, Peter Ingram, said,

“We are delighted to bring our superior value proposition to travelers visiting Hawai‘i from Austin, Ontario and Orlando, while adding service to Maui from Long Beach. 2021 is going to be a special time to experience Hawai‘i, and we can’t wait to welcome onboard guests from our newest cities.”

All Hawaiian Airlines guests traveling to Orlando will enjoy island-inspired complimentary meals and the superior comfort of the carrier’s 278 seat Airbus A330, configured with 18 First Class lie-flat seats in a 2-2-2- configuration, 68 Extra Comfort premium economy and 192 Main Cabin seats.

From March 16, 2020 Hawaiian will also offer five weekly flights between Honolulu and Ontario International Airport (ONT) in California. The route will be serviced with and Airbus A321neo configured with 16 luxurious leather recliners in First Class, 44 Extra Comfort and 129 Main Cabin seats. The new Ontario flights will complement the airline’s existing service at Los Angeles (LAX) and growing presence at Long Beach.

Hawaiian Airlines Announces New Routes - Courtesy Hawaiian Airlines

Finally, starting April 21, 2021, Austin will become Hawaiian Airlines first south-central and 16th U.S. city in their network. The Honolulu-Austin route will also be served with an Airbus A330. Customers planning a trip to Hawai‘i can visit the carrier’s ‘What to Expect’ website to learn about the state’s entry requirements and Safe Travels program. Hawaiian Airlines is offering guests a dedicated preflight COVID-19 testing service that guarantees results in 24-36 hours prior to departure, so they can be exempt from the mandatory 14-day quarantine.

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. Prior to the pandemic, Hawaiian offered 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