Last month Hawaiian Airlines made an announcement I totally spaced on. According to the press release, Hawaiian Airlines is optimizing its long haul fleet. In fact, big changes are coming, the first of which we’ll see within the next year or so.
Hawaiian Air is the dominant airline for intra-Hawaii travel. Not only do they operate an all jet fleet, but they also have the most comprehensive inter-island service. And just yesterday, Hawaiian Air announces new Kona service to better connect our islands.
Our HNL-SEA flight pulled into the North Satellite terminal at Seattle-Tacoma International Airport slightly ahead of schedule. It was already dark outside and (surprise, surprise) rainy. We had thought about going into downtown Seattle for a little while since we had a 5 hour layover in SEA. But we decided against since we didn’t want […]
As I said in my previous post, Mrs. Island Miler and I headed to the Big Apple earlier this month. To get there we flew Alaska Airlines using the Bank of America Alaska Airlines Visa Signature companion certificate, which gets you a companion fare for $99 + tax when purchasing a regular price economy class […]
Island Air, the only other scheduled passenger airline in the State of Hawaii is modernizing its fleet. Throughout its history, Island Air has operated a variety of different turboprop aircraft, the most recent of which was is the ATR72. But for most of its modern history, Island Air had operated Bombardier Dash 8 aircraft; specifically […]
News of United Airline’s new Basic Economy fare have been circulating for little while now. For those of you not yet familiar with this fare, United’s Basic Economy will be the lowest available fare. It will be similar to Spirit Airline’s fare, and will not come with mileage earnings, elite benefits, advanced seat selections, or […]