The biggest question in Hawaii aviation today is when will Hawaiian get its 787s? Unfortunately, the answer is entirely out of their hands right now. And right now? Not even Boeing can give them an estimate. … [Read more...] about When Will Hawaiian Get Its 787s?
Well, this is getting interesting. As you'll recall, Hawaiian Airlines recently announced a partnership with Regent to develop electric "seagliders." Well, Mokulele is partnering with Regent, too now, as part of its own attempt to wean itself off fossil fuels. … [Read more...] about Mokulele is Partnering With Regent Too Now
More and more, this summer is looking like it's going to be a lot of "fun." Already, two major U.S. airlines had to trim their summer schedules, as Delta joins the cancellation fun. Unfortunately, they're giving far less notice than the other two. … [Read more...] about Delta Joins the Cancellation Fun
Recently, Hawaiian Airlines moved to the TBIT satellite at LAX. Now, on the other side of the country, Hawaiian Airlines moves to JFK Terminal 4, which will significantly impact those connecting on JetBlue codeshare flights. … [Read more...] about Hawaiian Airlines Moves to JFK Terminal 4
Like many companies in Hawaii, Hawaiian aims to become carbon neutral. Of course, the most challenging aspect of this is their aircraft. However, this is true of any airline. But Hawaii's largest carrier is trying something different, as Hawaiian invests in Regent Seagliders. … [Read more...] about Hawaiian Invests in Regent Seagliders
Demand for travel between Hawaii and Japan is increasing. As a result, the Flying Honu returns this summer, amongst other schedule enhancements. Frequencies for the giant aircraft, however, will remain relatively low for the time being. … [Read more...] about The Flying Honu Returns This Summer
Not since the demise of Aloha Airlines has Hawaii enjoyed robust competition in our air travel market. Yet, despite their smart route growth, I hesitate to fly Southwest across the pacific. That could change in the future, though, as Southwest is finally adding in-seat power! … [Read more...] about Southwest is Finally Adding In-Seat Power!
My Hawaiian Airlines World Elite Mastercard annual fee is set to post in June. So I called up Barclaycard to cancel. The customer service agent was incredibly nice, but the whole conversation left me seething and wondering what the hell Barclaycard? … [Read more...] about What the Hell Barclaycard?
Last week, Alaska Airlines announced schedule cuts due to labor shortages. This time, it's United's turn. Their issue is a bit different, though. Rather than a labor shortage, an aircraft shortage is hampering operations, and, as a result, United cuts three Hawaii routes. … [Read more...] about United Cuts Three Hawaii Routes
Like most other airlines in the US, Alaska Airlines is experiencing staffing shortages. In an effort to prevent a system meltdown during the busy summer travel season, Alaska Air cuts flights, including HNL-ANC. … [Read more...] about Alaska Air Cuts Flights Including HNL-ANC