14 February 2011

Hawaiian To Add Osaka Service

Hawaiian Airlines announced this morning that they will commence daily service between Honolulu and Kansai International Airport (Osaka, Japan) [KIX] on July 12. They will initially use their 767-300ERs, and transition to their A330-200s as more are delivered to the fleet. Hawaiian is awaiting approval by the Japanese government.

The HNL-KIX flight, HAL449, is scheduled leave HNL at 1410HST, and arrive in KIX at 1800JST (next day). The return flight, HAL450, is scheduled for a 2130JST departure, with a 1050HST arrival (same day).

Hawaiian will be competing against Japan Airlines and Delta Air Lines, each with a daily flight, on this route.

Pictured above, is Hawaiian's N581HA, "Manu o Kū" (c/n 28141), a 767-33AER, being towed to Gate 59.

The Hawaiian Air press release.

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