Hawaiian Airlines routes to 13 cities will resume, including the two longest domestic routes in the US. The question is about when the airline can return to a complete flight schedule, which is based on adequate demand. The truth is that’s anyone’s guess. As of last week, Hawaiian announced it hoped to operate its full 13-city mainland network, albeit with some reduced frequencies. We see how that will not occur exactly as planned. See what CEO Peter Ingram’s thoughts on bringing the airline back below.
Hawaiian Airlines Honolulu flights return.
Flights to Honolulu from Long Beach will resume daily. Those will restart as planned in mid-December. Boston to Honolulu flights are set to resume 3x weekly in January and then increase to 4x weekly in February. JFK flights will now start on December 28, and will still become daily in January.
Hawaiian Airlines Kauai flights return.
Hawaii’s bellwether will also resume nonstop Kauai flights from Los Angeles 3x weekly on December 17 and those will become daily in January. Oakland resumes 2x weekly on December 18, becoming daily in January.
Hawaii Airlines Maui flights return.
Maui flight resumptions have been delayed. San Diego will begin 2x weekly on December 17, becoming daily in January and San Francisco will start 2x weekly on December 18, becoming daily in January.
Hawaiian Airlines Kona flights return.
Kona flights to/from Los Angeles will now resume daily starting January 7.
Hawaiian CEO Peter Ingram’s take.
“I think we’re well beyond next summer before we’re back to where we were in 2019. But you know, my crystal ball hasn’t been so good over the last six or seven months so I don’t want to try to make too many predictions.”
BOH: The schedule should continue to be viewed as tentative at this time, and these won’t be the last changes to report.