Airline primarily based within the U.S. state of Hawaii

Hawaiian Airways (Hawaiian: Hui Mokulele ʻo Hawaiʻi)[5][6] is the flag provider and the most important airline within the U.S. state of Hawaii. It’s the tenth-largest business airline within the US, and relies in Honolulu, Hawaii.[7][8] The airline operates its foremost hub at Daniel Ok. Inouye Worldwide Airport on the island of Oʻahu and a secondary hub out of Kahului Airport on the island of Maui.[2] The airline additionally maintained a crew base at Los Angeles Worldwide Airport. Hawaiian Airways operates flights to Asia, American Samoa, Australia, French Polynesia, Hawaii, New Zealand, and the US mainland. Hawaiian Airways is owned by Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. of which Peter R. Ingram is the present President and Chief Government Officer.[9]

Hawaiian is the oldest US provider that has by no means had a deadly accident or a hull loss all through its historical past, and incessantly tops the on-time provider listing in the US, in addition to the fewest cancellations, oversales, and baggage dealing with points.[10][11][12][13]

Historical past[edit]

Early years (1929–1984)[edit]

Hawaiian Airways initiated air service in 1929 as Inter-Island Airways with this Bellanca CH-300, restored in 2009 by Hawaiian to flying situation.

Convair 640 turboprop airliner of Hawaiian at Honolulu in 1971. The airline operated Convairs from 1952 till 1974.

Inter-Island Airways (Hawaiian: Hui Mokulele Piliʻāina), the forerunner of the airline which is now referred to as Hawaiian Airways, was included on January 30, 1929. Inter-Island Airways, a subsidiary of Inter-Island Steam Navigation Firm, started operations on October 6, 1929, with a Bellanca CH-300 Pacemaker, offering quick sightseeing flights over Oʻahu.[14][15] Scheduled service started a month in a while November 11 utilizing Sikorsky S-38s with a flight from Honolulu to Hilo, through middleman stops on Molokaʻi and Maui.[16]

On October 1, 1941, the title was modified to Hawaiian Airways[17] when the corporate phased out the older Sikorsky S-38 and Sikorsky S-43 flying boats. The primary Douglas DC-3s have been added to the fleet in August 1941, some examples remaining in operation till ultimate retirement in November 1968.[18]

Fashionable pressurized tools was launched from 1952 within the type of the Convair 340. Additional Convair 440s have been added in 1959–60, a lot of the Convairs being transformed to turbine propellor energy in 1965–67. The final have been offered in 1974.[19]

Hawaiian Airways began to supply jet service in 1966 with the acquisition of Douglas DC-9-10 plane, which minimize journey instances in half on most of its routes.

Progress outdoors Hawaii (1984–1994)[edit]

Hawaiian Airways started to develop its footprint all through the 1980s, as the results of intense competitors on inter-island routes created by the doorway of Mid Pacific Air into the market. In 1985, the corporate started its first foray outdoors the inter-island market by constitution companies to the South Pacific after which all through the remainder of the Pacific utilizing Douglas DC-Eight plane. Regardless of the early successes of this new enterprise, Hawaiian was compelled to curtail its constitution companies when the Federal Authorities banned all DC-Eight and B707 plane with out hush kits from working inside the US. Hawaiian did, nevertheless, handle to realize a brief exemption for its South Pacific companies.

Quickly after, in early 1985, the corporate obtained the primary two of its leased Lockheed L-1011 TriStars. One plane was used to launch Hawaiian’s first scheduled operation out of Hawaiʻi, each day Honolulu-Los Angeles companies. This new service put Hawaiian in direct competitors with the most important US air carriers for the primary time in its historical past.[21] All through 1985 and 1986, Hawaiian Airways added extra L-1011s to its fleet and used them to open up companies to different West Coast gateway cities resembling San Francisco, Seattle, Portland, Las Vegas, and Anchorage, which positioned Hawaiian in additional competitors towards the most important US airways.[22]

In the meantime, Hawaiian Airways additionally entered the brand new worldwide markets of Australia and New Zealand in 1986 with one-stop companies by Pago Pago Worldwide Airport. Hawaiian additionally aggressively grew its worldwide constitution enterprise and pursued army transport contracts. This led to a big progress within the firm’s revenues and brought about its inter-island service’s share of revenues to shrink to only a couple of third of the corporate’s whole.[23]

Throughout the 1980s, Hawaiian additionally launched into the event and development of Kapalua Airport on west facet of Maui. Opened in 1987, the airport was designed with a 3,000-foot runway, which constrained its capability to deal with massive plane.[24] Consequently, when the airport first opened, Hawaiian Airways was the one inter-island provider with plane able to serving the airport. With its de Havilland Canada DHC-7 Sprint 7 turboprops, Hawaiian had a definite aggressive benefit within the Maui market.[21][22]

Heading into the 1990s, Hawaiian Airways confronted monetary difficulties, racking up hundreds of thousands of {dollars} in losses all through the earlier three years. Because of the airline’s more and more unprofitable operations, it filed for Chapter 11 chapter safety in September 1993. Throughout this time, the corporate decreased lots of its prices: reorganizing its debt, wrestling concessions from workers, slicing overcapacity, and streamlining its fleet by disposing lots of the planes it had added to its fleet just some years earlier.[25]

As a part of Hawaiian’s restructuring, it offered Kapalua Airport to the State of Hawaii in 1993. Hawaiian quickly after discontinued service to the airport because it retired its Sprint 7 fleet.[25] The retirement of the Sprint 7 in 1994 additionally resulted within the airline working a extra streamlined all-jet fleet because it exited chapter in September 1994.[26]

All jet fleet (1994–2003)[edit]

Hawaiian DC-10 launched to exchange the L-1011.

To exchange its retired DC-8s and L-1011s, Hawaiian Airways leased six DC-10s from American Airways, who continued to supply upkeep on the plane. An settlement with American additionally included participation in American’s SABRE reservation system and participation in American Airways’ AAdvantage frequent flyer program.[26] The DC-10s have been subsequently retired between 2002 and 2003.[10] The corporate changed these leased DC-10s with 14 leased Boeing 767 plane throughout a fleet modernization program that additionally changed its DC-9s with new Boeing 717 plane. The Boeing plane featured an up to date rendition of the corporate’s “Pualani” tail artwork, which had appeared on its Douglas plane for the reason that 1970s.

Second chapter and reorganization (2003–2005)[edit]

In March 2003, Hawaiian Airways filed for Chapter 11 chapter safety for the second time in its historical past. The airline continued its regular operations, and on the time was overdue for $4.5 million price of funds to the pilots’ pension plan. Throughout the firm, it was recommended that the plan be terminated. As of Might 2005, Hawaiian Airways had obtained courtroom approval of its reorganization plan. The corporate emerged from chapter safety on June 2, 2005, with decreased working prices by renegotiated contracts with its union work teams; restructured plane leases; and funding from RC Aviation, a unit of San Diego-based Ranch Capital, which purchased a majority share in mother or father firm Hawaiian Holdings Inc in 2004.

Put up-bankruptcy (2005–2012)[edit]

On October 1, 2005, Hawaiian Airways started nonstop each day flights from Honolulu to San Jose, California. This made San Jose the fifth gateway metropolis in California to be serviced by Hawaiian; the others have been Los Angeles, San Diego, Sacramento, and San Francisco.[27]

On Might 4, 2006, Hawaiian Airways expanded service between the US mainland and Hawaiʻi in anticipation of the induction of 4 extra Boeing 767-300 plane, primarily centered on increasing continuous service to Kahului Airport from San Diego, Seattle, and Portland. Further flights have been additionally added between Honolulu and the cities of Sacramento, Seattle, and Los Angeles. In 2006, Hawaiian Airways was rated as the very best provider serving Hawaii by Journey + Leisure, Zagat and Condé Nast Traveler.[28]

On July 24, 2007, Hawaiian Airways and Air New Zealand signed a $45 million contract for Air New Zealand to carry out heavy upkeep on Hawaiian’s Boeing 767 plane. This contract lasted for 5 years. Air New Zealand said that this chance can even give an opportunity for them to construct their experience engaged on 767s.[29] In August 2007, the Seattle Seahawks turned the second sports activities crew to start utilizing Hawaiian Airways to journey to video games. The Oakland Raiders, additionally of the NFL, have been flying Hawaiian Airways for the reason that 1990s. The 2 groups previously flew on Hawaiian’s Boeing 767s to and from all their video games, however now journey on Hawaiian’s Airbus A330s. A number of of Hawaiian’s Boeing 767 and A330 plane have been fitted with decals of logos of the Raiders.

In March 2008, the airline launched nonstop flights to Manila within the Philippines, the primary main worldwide enlargement because it emerged from chapter safety in June 2005.[30][31] In response to the closure of ATA Airways and Aloha Airways, the airline started flights to Oakland on Might 1, 2008.[32]

On February 16, 2010, Hawaiian Airways sought approval from the U.S. Division of Transportation to start nonstop flights from its hub at Honolulu to Tokyo-Haneda someday in 2010. The airline was certainly one of 5 US carriers — the others being Delta, Continental, United, and American — looking for approval to serve Haneda as a part of the U.S.-Japan OpenSkies settlement.[33] Approval was granted from USDOT to start nonstop service to Haneda, Japan. The flight started service on November 18, 2010.[34] As well as, the airline is planning to ascertain a codeshare settlement with All Nippon Airways.[35]

On January 12, 2011, Hawaiian Airways started nonstop service to Seoul-Incheon, South Korea.[36] On March 31, 2011, Hawaiian introduced that they are going to be renovating the check-in foyer of the inter-island terminal on the Honolulu Worldwide Airport (Hawaiian’s foremost hub). Hawaiian, the one occupant of the inter-island terminal, shall be eradicating the normal check-in counter, to put in six round check-in islands in the midst of the lobbies. These check-in islands can be utilized for inter-island, mainland, and worldwide flights.[37] On July 12, 2011, Hawaiian added Osaka, Japan to its community.[38] On November 17, 2011, Hawaiian ordered 5 extra Airbus A330-200 plane.[39]

A Hawaiian Airways Airbus A330-200 Moana logojet touchdown at McCarran Airport in 2016.

On June 4, 2012, Hawaiian expanded to the east coast with each day flights to New York’s John F. Kennedy Worldwide Airport.[40] On August 30, 2012, Hawaiian filed an utility with the U.S. Division of Transportation for a nonstop route between Kona and Tokyo-Haneda.[41] This might fill a void that Japan Airways left when it ceased service to Kona practically two years earlier.[41] Nonetheless, the US Division of Transportation rejected the airline’s utility to start service.[42] On December 3, 2012, the airline unveiled plans to start flights to Taipei, Taiwan (Republic of China) starting July 9, 2013 as a part of its aggressive enlargement plans.[43]

Additional enlargement and new subsidiary provider (2013–current)[edit]

On February 11, 2013, the airline introduced a brand new enterprise within the turboprop interisland enterprise, “ʻOhana by Hawaiian.” Service is operated by Empire Airways utilizing ATR 42-500 turboprop airplanes. Service started on March 11, 2014, to Molokaʻi and Lānaʻi.[44] The airline expanded extra “ʻOhana by Hawaiian” routes between Kahului, Kailua-Kona & Hilo in the course of the summer season of 2014. On April 10, 2013, the airline introduced its first vacation spot in China, with service to Beijing anticipated to begin on April 16, 2014, pending authorities approval. On the identical time, the airline introduced that it might finish service to Manila within the Philippines on July 31, 2013.[45] On July 11, 2013, the airline signed a codeshare settlement with China Airways.[46]

On March 12, 2014, Hawaiian introduced that it might start each day service between Kahului and Los Angeles on Might 2, including a second flight from June 30 to September Eight in response to passenger demand. It might additionally start nonstop summer season service between Los Angeles and each Līhuʻe, Kauaʻi and Kona, Hawaiʻi.[47]
On August 14, 2014, the airline introduced direct service between Kahului and San Francisco starting in November.[48]

On January 5, 2015, Hawaiian refiled its beforehand rejected utility with the U.S. Division of Transportation (DOT) for the Kona-Haneda route with service, if permitted, to start in June. The request was prompted by a DOT resolution in December 2014 to evaluate the general public curiosity in Delta Air Strains’ Seattle-Tokyo route after Delta decreased the frequency of these flights from each day to seasonal.[49] On March 31, DOT once more denied the request, opting as an alternative to permit Delta to proceed working the route, with American Airways taking on if Delta’s deliberate service continued to fail.[50]

On Might 1, 2017, the airline revealed a brand new brand and livery for its plane.[51]

Hawaiian Airlines A330-200 (N396HA)

On March 6, 2018, the airline introduced an order for 10 Boeing 787-9 Dreamliners with choices for an extra ten; deciding on GE GEnx engines.[52]

Because of the financial results of the Covid-19 pandemic, Hawaiian Airways reported a internet lack of over $100 million for the Q2 of 2020.[53]

Fourteen-day journey quarantines, which have been reinstated for August 2020[54] have additionally contributed to Hawaiian Airways’ plans to downsize the corporate by 15-25% by summer season 2021.[55][56]

Company affairs[edit]

Possession and construction[edit]

The mother or father firm of Hawaiian Airways, Inc. is Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA)[57]
Beforehand listed on the American Inventory Alternate, the corporate moved to NASDAQ on June 2, 2008.[58] Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. is a holding firm whose major asset is the only real possession of all issued and excellent shares of widespread inventory of Hawaiian Airways, Inc. On June 30, 2008, the corporate introduced that it had been added to the Russell 3000 Index.[59]

ʻOhana by Hawaiian[edit]

ʻOhana by Hawaiian is a regional subsidiary provider of Hawaiian Airways. The service is operated utilizing three ATR 42 turboprop airplanes owned by Hawaiian and operated below contract by Empire Airways. The brand new service was slated to start in summer season 2013 initially flying to Molokaʻi and Lānaʻi, nevertheless the airline was unable to start throughout that interval attributable to Federal Aviation Administration delays in certifying ʻOhana’s operation.[60] ʻOhana by Hawaiian is totally built-in into the Hawaiian Airways community.[44]

Enterprise developments[edit]

Current key figures for Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (which embody the operations of Hawaiian Airways and ʻOhana by Hawaiian) are proven under (for years ending December 31):

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019
Turnover (US$m) 2,315 2,317 2,432 2,675 2,837 2,832
Web revenue (US$m) 69 182 224 331 233 224
Variety of workers (at yr finish) 6,199 6,660 7,244 7,437
Variety of passengers (m) 10.2 10.7 11.1 11.5 11.8 11.7
Passenger load issue (%) 81.5 81.6 84.3 85.9 85.3 86.6
Variety of plane (at yr finish) 54 57 60 66 68
Notes/sources [61][62] [61][62] [61][62] [63][62] [62] [64]


Hawaiian Airways serves locations in a number of Asia-Pacific international locations and territories. The airline added its sixth worldwide vacation spot, Incheon Worldwide Airport close to Seoul, South Korea on January 12, 2011.[36] It additionally has each day and weekly direct, continuous worldwide flights from Honolulu to Tahiti, Australia, South Korea, Japan, and New Zealand.

Codeshare agreements[edit]

Hawaiian Airways codeshares with the next airways:[65]

Interline settlement[edit]

Hawaiian Airways has an interline settlement with South African Airways.[66]

As of June 2020, the Hawaiian Airways fleet consists of the next plane:[67][68][69]

The airline names its Boeing 717 plane after birds present in Polynesia, their Airbus A330 plane after Polynesian constellations traditionally used to navigate to the Hawaiian islands, and their Airbus A321neo fleet after vegetation and forests inside the Hawaiian islands.[72][73]

Inter-island fleet[edit]

Boeing 717[edit]

Boeing 717 in service with Hawaiian Airways

Hawaiian started buying Boeing 717 plane for operation on the Neighbor Island community in February 2001.[74] On June 4, 2008, the airline introduced that it had agreed to lease an extra 4 717 airplanes to satisfy demand because of the shutdown of Aloha Airways’ passenger operations and the closing of ATA Airways, with deliveries between September and the top of 2008.[75]

ATR 42 (as ʻOhana by Hawaiian)[edit]

Hawaiian Holdings revealed on July 17, 2012, that it had signed a Letter of Intent to amass turboprop ATR 42 plane with the goal of creating a subsidiary provider to serve routes not at the moment in Hawaiian’s neighbor island system.[76] In December 2012 it was introduced that Empire Airways would function the plane on behalf of Hawaiian.[77] A fourth ATR 42 plane was acquired in June 2018.[78]

Airbus A321neo[edit]

Hawaiian Airways began sending an A321neo plane on a route from Honolulu to Kahului, and Kahului to Honolulu in January 2020.[79] This route ran 4 instances every week; as of August 2020, the route is flown daily. This route is operated below HA179 (OGG – HNL) and HA180 (HNL – OGG).

Medium and long-haul fleet[edit]

Airbus A330-200[edit]

On November 27, 2007, Hawaiian Airways signed a MOU (Memorandum of Understanding) with Airbus for 24 long-range jets priced at $4.Four billion. The order included six Airbus A330-200s with an extra six buy rights and 6 Airbus A350-800s with an extra six buy rights. Plans to fly to Paris and London have been mentioned. Deliveries for the A330s started in 2010 whereas the primary A350 was to be delivered in 2017.[80]

On October 27, 2008, Hawaiian introduced that, previous to the arrival of its new A330s, it might lease two extra Airbus A330-200 plane, starting in 2011, on the identical time extending the leases of two Boeing 767-300ER plane to 2011 (to be withdrawn from service coincident with the supply of the A330s).[81] Two weeks later, the airline introduced the lease of an extra A330-200 for supply within the second quarter of 2010, and negotiated for supply of 1 plane from the sooner lease settlement to be moved as much as the identical quarter.[82] In December 2010, Hawaiian ordered an extra six A330-200 plane, bringing the fleet whole to 15.[83] Additional lease agreements have been signed with Air Lease Company (one plane),[84] and three plane every from Hong Kong Aviation Capital[85] and Jackson Sq. Aviation,[86] bringing the A330-200 fleet to twenty-two. In July 2015, Hawaiian introduced the lease of an A330-200 from Air Lease Company.[87] The acquisition of one other A330-200 was introduced in December 2016.[88]

Airbus A321neo[edit]

In January 2013, Hawaiian signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Airbus for an order of 16 A321neo plane plus as much as 9 choices. The plane is operated in a 2-class, 189 seat configuration.[89] Following the completion of labor agreements referring to the operation of the plane with the airline’s pilot and flight attendant unions, the airline finalized the order in March 2013.[90] In December 2016, Hawaiian introduced their intention of leasing two extra A321neo plane, bringing their whole fleet of the kind to 18. The primary flight came about on January 17, 2018 from Kahului to Oakland.[88]

Boeing 787-9[edit]

In February 2018, Hawaiian was rumored to be canceling its order for six A330-800s and changing them with 787-9s.[91] It was reported that Boeing priced the plane at lower than $115 million, and presumably lower than $100 million, every; the manufacturing price of a 787-9 is between $80 million and $90 million. Boeing Capital additionally launched Hawaiian from three 767-300ER leases prematurely; these plane have been to be transferred to United Airways. Initially, Hawaiian refuted it cancelled its A330-800 order, however didn’t dismiss a brand new take care of Boeing.[92] Nonetheless, on March 6, 2018, Hawaiian Airways confirmed the cancellation of the A330-800 order and the signing of a Letter of Intent with Boeing to buy ten 787-9 plane, with choices for an extra ten planes;[93] the deal was finalized on the Farnborough Air Present in July 2018.[94]

Historic fleet[edit]

All through its historical past, Hawaiian Airways has operated a various vary of plane together with the next:[20][page needed][95][14][15][96][97]


In-flight companies[edit]


In late 2014, Hawaiian Airways started providing Further Consolation seating, as a brand new service class on its Airbus A330-200 plane. The Economic system Consolation seating supplied seating area upgrades for passengers, together with improved soft-product choices for passengers on worldwide routes.[99]

In October 2015, Hawaiian introduced that it will likely be upgrading its enterprise class seats from the usual cradle seats to 180-degree lie-flat seats on their A330 fleet in a 2-2-2 configuration. The brand new seats could be put in beginning the second quarter of 2016. Along with the brand new enterprise class seats improve, the airline would add 28 extra Further Consolation seats.[100]

The Airbus A321neo cabin makes use of Hawaiian-inspired designs, using and used a 3-Three configuration in the primary cabin and a 2-2 configuration in firstclass.

In-flight leisure[edit]

Previous to September 1, 2013, Hawaiian supplied DigEplayer transportable video gamers for lease. Airbus A330 plane are outfitted with on-demand items constructed into each seatback. The brand new Airbus A321neo is provided with private gadget leisure through app. As of July 2019, all in-flight leisure on mainland to Hawai’i flights is accessible, freed from cost.


Hawaiian supplies complimentary and paid beverage service on all of its flights. Meals usually are not supplied on interisland flights due to their quick size (30–45 minutes). On its U.S. mainland flights, Hawaiian is among the solely main U.S. airways to supply complimentary meals in its foremost cabin (coach class); every meal is made with no preservatives and with all-natural substances and is packaged with recyclable supplies.[101] In 2009, Hawaiian launched premium meals in its foremost cabin, giving passengers the choice of getting the complimentary meal or paying to improve to a premium meal. The premium meals consisted of a wide range of high-end Asian delicacies, however have been later discontinued.[101][102]

In March 2007, Hawaiian launched a “tasting menu” or “tapas menu” for its first-class passengers on its U.S. mainland and worldwide flights. The menu consists of twenty entrees set on a rotation, with 5 out there on any given flight. Passengers are supplied info on the out there entrees for his or her flight after they board or shortly after takeoff, and should select as much as three entrees as a part of their inflight meal.[102][103]

In August 2012, Hawaiian introduced an improve to its financial system class in-flight U.S. mainland service. Among the many upgrades have been a brand new menu, a complimentary glass of wine on lunch or dinner flights, and a free tropical cocktail earlier than touchdown on breakfast flights. This was in distinction to different airways, which in the reduction of on meal service.[104] In keeping with Hawaiian’s then-CEO Mark Dunkerley:

“In at this time’s aggressive world you can’t justify offering complimentary meals on a conventional enterprise mannequin. It merely doesn’t pay for itself… which explains why primarily everyone has taken all that free meals off the airplane. We’re being illogical by really investing closely on this space… It is a part of who we’re, and it is what makes us completely different from everyone else.”[104]

Beginning December 1, 2017, company in the primary cabin on Hawaiian flights between Hawaiʻi and western U.S. gateway cities shall be handled to complimentary meal service completely created for the airline’s new Pau Hāna Café model. The Pau Hāna Café, branded meals made completely for the airline, consists of a continental breakfast field for brunch and sizzling sandwich and facet for lunch. Pau Hāna, a Hawaiian time period for “completed work,” is a time to loosen up and unwind after a protracted workday.[105] The meal service is adopted by espresso and a candy deal with for dessert. A parting Mahalo service options the provider’s standard Kōloa Breeze cocktail, that includes Kōloa Rum from the Island of Kauaʻi, and the airline’s signature Pau Hāna snack combine.

On December 20, 2017 air-company has introduced its partnership with Mana Up, the Hawaiian-based accelerator for native shopper packaged items, with a purpose to improve the variety and quantity of domestically made merchandise to serve its company on board.[106][107]

Frequent-flyer program[edit]

Hawaiian Airways’ frequent-flyer program is HawaiianMiles, which began in 1983. Miles amassed in this system permit members to redeem tickets, improve service class or get hold of free or discounted automotive leases, resort stays, merchandise, or different services and products by companions. Probably the most energetic members, primarily based on the quantity and worth of journey booked, are designated Pualani Gold (fly 30 Segments or fly 20,000 Flight Miles) and Pualani Platinum (fly 60 Segments or fly 40,000 Flight Miles), with privileges resembling separate check-in, Premier Membership Lounge entry in Honolulu, Hilo, Kona, Kahului, and Līhuʻe, precedence improve and standby processing, or complimentary upgrades.[108] Journey award redemption from the HawaiianMiles program account for five% of whole income passengers.

Hawaiian additionally has frequent-flyer partnerships with a number of different airways, permitting HawaiianMiles members to earn credit score for flying companion airways and/or members of companion airline frequent flyer packages to earn credit score for Hawaiian flights. Some partnerships prohibit credit score to solely sure flights, resembling inter-island flights or to code-share flights booked by Hawaiian.

HawaiianMiles permits one-way redemption on Hawaiian Airways flights solely. Presently, the lowest-priced one-way financial system class ticket is an inter-island coach saver flight for 7,500 miles.[110] HawaiianMiles accounts with no exercise for 18 months routinely expire.[111]

Accidents and incidents[edit]

  • On December 23, 2000, a Hawaiian Airways DC-10 working HA481 skilled a runway overrun at Faa’a Worldwide Airport in Papeete. An investigation decided that the incident was attributable to improper spoiler configuration and the flight crew’s resolution to land in a thunderstorm. There have been no fatalities.[112]
  • On Might 1, 2015, a Hawaiian Airways Boeing 767 working flight HA24 from Kahului Airport to Oakland, CA returned to the airport for smoke within the cabin. The passengers have been evacuated through the emergency slides. There have been two minor accidents.[113][114]
  • On Might 15, 2015, a Hawaiian Airways Boeing 717 working flight HA118 from Daniel Ok. Inouye Worldwide Airport to Kona Worldwide Airport began emitting smoke from certainly one of its engines. It diverted to Kahului Airport, the place it was met by fireplace engines that extinguished the hearth. There have been no fatalities and no evacuation was ordered.[114]
  • On August 13, 2018, a Hawaiian Airways Airbus A321 working flight HA56 skilled a tailstrike upon touchdown at Los Angeles. Of the 197 passengers aboard, there have been no accidents.[115]
  • On August 22, 2019, an Airbus A321neo flying from Oakland to Honolulu (operated as HA47) made a profitable touchdown at Honolulu after the cabin began filling with smoke. Seven folks have been hospitalized for smoke inhalation. There have been no severe accidents among the many 191 passengers and crew. Hawaiian Airways said that it believed that the incident was brought on by a “defective engine seal.”[116]

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