16 November 2011

Hawaiian Announces JFK Service

Hawaiian Airlines has announced that they will be flying daily, non-stop to JFK beginning June 4, 2012. This new service initially showed up as one of their special offers on their website hours before their press release came out.


The flights will be using their A330-243s. This service will be Hawaiian's first mainland destination east of PHX.

Just some history, Hawaiian was originally going to announce service to JFK in September 2001. However, the 9/11 terrorist attacks derailed those plans.

I'm not sure how long this link will work, but it will be updated once a press release comes out.

Hawaiian Air's New York Special Offer

More details on Hawaiian Air's Press Release.

Presently, the only time a Hawaiian Air 767 is spotted in New York, is for team charters for the NFL's Oakland Raiders or Seattle Seahawks. Continental (United) offers daily, non-stop service between HNL and EWR. The last airline to fly non-stop between HNL and JFK was Pan American in 1989. Though, according to some reports, American Trans Air had a JFK-HNL flight operated with an L1011-500 in the late 90s.

1 comment:

David said...

ATA was definitely the last carrier to operate the route before Hawaiian. Here's a couple of articles from the Star-Bulletin archives, one from October 2000 about Pleasant Hawaiian offering package deals on the flight, and another from August 2001 about a nearly two day delay on one of the flights: