Issues with unruly passengers are a major issue right now in the US. Since January 1st of this year, there have been over 4,200 such events reported. And while most involve COVID-era compliance issues, not all do. That's the case with a Hawaiian Air flight attendant hit in an unprovoked attack yesterday. … [Read more...] about Hawaiian Air Flight Attendant Hit in Unprovoked Attack
The other day, I wrote about the Civil Reserve Air Fleet's activation by the Department of Defense. Among airlines being called up for service was Hawaii's very own hometown carrier. And, as of yesterday, Hawaiian is now relocating Afghan refugees across the country. … [Read more...] about Hawaiian is Now Relocating Afghan Refugees
For what seems like forever now, modernization work has been a constant site at Hawaii's airports. However, one of the largest of these projects is now complete - and ahead of schedule at that! And thanks to this, the Honolulu Airport Mauka Concourse opens today! … [Read more...] about Honolulu Airport Mauka Concourse Opens Today
I'm sure we're all aware of the humanitarian crisis taking place in Afghanistan. The entire situation is tragic, for sure. And, for the most part, the US Air Force is handling evacuation flights. However, they're getting some help, and Hawaiian Air is to assist with Afghan evacuations. … [Read more...] about Hawaiian Air to Assist With Afghan Evacuations
Earlier this week, the AvGeek community here on Oahu was abuzz thanks to the appearance of an ANA A380. But don't expect to see them again any time soon, as the flying honus temporarily returned to Honolulu for undisclosed reasons. … [Read more...] about Flying Honus Temporarily Returned to Honolulu
The Delta variant is showing no sign of slowing down. And as officials get ready to give the Pfizer vaccine full approval, Hawaiian Airlines requires employees to vaccinate. This move makes Hawaiian the second US-based airline to do so and the largest non-medical and non-government employer in Hawaii to do so. … [Read more...] about Hawaiian Airlines Requires Employees to Vaccinate
Recently, Matt over at Live and Let's Fly reported on United's updated Hawaii economy class catering. That got me thinking - what domestic airline has the best catering to Hawaii? Let's compare and contrast. … [Read more...] about What Domestic Airline Has the Best Catering to Hawaii?
As COVID-19 cases continue to surge across the US, some travel seems to be getting more pessimistic about our return to "normal." Delta Air Lines, in particular, seems to be throwing in the towel already as Delta extends elite statuses for another year. Now the question becomes - will others follow? … [Read more...] about Delta Extends Elite Statuses Another Year
Despite the pandemic, Southwest Airlines continued on with its Hawaii plans. This included a BIG recent push that saw their route network expanded to routes many here in Hawaii were hoping for. However, it appears Southwest is done with its Hawaii expansion - at least for now. … [Read more...] about Southwest is Done with Its Hawaii Expansion – For Now
Southwest Airlines is celebrating its big golden anniversary! And, as is usually the case with these things, they're giving gifts away to everyone else. So, let's talk about how to enter to win big prizes from Southwest. … [Read more...] about Enter to Win Big Prizes From Southwest!