Thanks to the Boeing 737 MAX issues, Southwest had to put its Hawaii ambitions on hold. But, now, Southwest Airlines adds new Hawaii routes in a big push to play catchup. Plus, they’re offering a fare special!
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Quarter 2 2019 financial reports came out recently and, somewhat unsurprisingly, Hawaiian Air’s profits slip amid increased competition during the second quarter of 2019.
Hey Southwest fans! I’ve got great news for you! In its earnings call the other day, Southwest says their set to resume Hawaii growth next month! That means more routes within Hawaii and out of state are coming soon.
Recently, I booked a trip to Kona for Mrs. Island Miler and I. Things are quite different from the last time we traveled inter-island, so let’s talk about booking Hawaii inter-island travel in the Southwest era.
Southwest has had a pretty smooth service rollout here in Hawaii. However, it looks like their ambitious schedule can’t be sustained. In fact, Southwest is being forced to slow Hawaii ambitions due to factors out of their control.
I’ve got great news for Hawaii residents and visitor alike! Southwest announces Honolulu-Hil service! Finally, we’ll have competition once again on an inter-island route that desperately needs it.