Hawaiian Also Serves Maui with Daily Nonstop Wide-Body Service
San José, Calif., 2014-03-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Hawaiian Airlines will resume year-round daily nonstop wide-body service between Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) and Honolulu International Airport (HNL), with the first flight arriving SJC on May 16, 2014. This flight offers travelers easy connections via HNL to Beijing, China, a market the carrier will launch in April 2014.
Hawaiian will operate Boeing 767-300ER series aircraft, seating 264 passengers in a two-class cabin, with 18 in Business Class and 246 in the Main Cabin. Amenities include personal electronic tablets available for purchase. Flights depart from SJC’s Terminal A at 10:10 a.m. and arrive in Honolulu at 12:35 p.m. Return flights leave HNL at 2:20 p.m. and arrive to SJC at 10:30 p.m.
“Travelers have asked for more nonstop flight options from convenient San José International Airport, and Hawaiian Airlines is responding with more daily service to Honolulu just in time for the peak summer travel period,” said Director of Aviation Kim Becker Aguirre. “Hawaiian’s daily nonstop wide-body service to both Honolulu and Maui and signature onboard hospitality program are a favorite of Silicon Valley travelers. They will be pleased that service to Honolulu is back.”
For more information, or to book tickets today, visit HawaiianAirlines.com or call Hawaiian Airlines’ reservations department toll-free at (800) 367-5320.
“We are excited to bring back our daily non-stop service between San Jose and Honolulu, giving our Northern California travelers more access to the Hawaiian Islands,” said President and CEO Mark Dunkerley. “The demand for travel from the Bay Area has been strong, so additionally, we are pleased to offer more capacity.”
Hawaiian previously served Honolulu from SJC with three daily flights, and temporarily eliminated the service due to a fleet reduction. Hawaiian also serves Maui with daily nonstop wide-body service. Alaska Airlines also offers daily service to both Honolulu and Maui, and three- and four-weekly flights to Kona and Lihue, respectively.
About Hawaiian Airlines
Hawaiian® has led all U.S. carriers in on-time performance for each of the past 10 years (2004-2013) as reported by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Consumer surveys by Condé Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure and Zagat have all ranked Hawaiian the highest of all domestic airlines serving Hawai’i.
Now in its 85th year of continuous service, Hawaiian is Hawai’i’s biggest and longest-serving airline, as well as the largest provider of passenger air service from its primary visitor markets on the U.S. mainland. Hawaiian offers nonstop service to Hawai’i from more U.S. gateway cities (11) than any other airline, along with service from Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Australia, New Zealand, American Samoa and Tahiti. New nonstop service will begin between Honolulu and Beijing, China in April 2014, subject to government approval. Hawaiian also provides approximately 160 jet flights daily between the Hawaiian Islands.
About Mineta San José International Airport
Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) is Silicon Valley’s airport, a self-supporting enterprise owned and operated by the City of San José. SJC served 8.8 million passengers in 2013, and offers approximately 130 daily flights on 13 domestic and international carriers to 29 nonstop destinations.
The airport’s $1.3 billion comprehensive modernization project, completed in 2010, makes SJC one of the most technologically advanced airports in the nation and the first terminal awarded LEED Silver certification for environmental sustainability. Silicon Valley’s airport is located in San José, California’s third largest city and the nation’s tenth largest city. SJC facts can be found here. For more airport information, visit www.flysanjose.com.
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