Hawaiian's New York Flights Delayed by Winter Storm Nemo
Customers Advised to Check Website for Schedule Updates
HONOLULU, Feb. 8, 2013
HONOLULU, Feb. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines announced that Flight
50, departing today from Honolulu to New York City's JFK Airport, and Flight
51, departing on Saturday, February 9 from JFK to Honolulu, have been delayed
due to weather conditions from Winter Storm Nemo.
Flight 50 is currently scheduled to depart Honolulu today at 7:20 p.m., three
hours later than originally scheduled, and arrive at JFK on Saturday, February
9, at 9:55 a.m. The return Flight 51 is currently scheduled to depart on
Saturday at 12:00 p.m., three hours later than originally scheduled, and
arrive in Honolulu at 6:40 p.m.
Customers holding tickets for these flights are advised to check Hawaiian's
website, www.HawaiianAir.com, for any updates before leaving for the airport.
Hawaiian announced yesterday that customers holding tickets issued on or
before Wednesday, February 6, 2013 for travel on Hawaiian between Friday,
February 8 and Sunday, February 10, 2013, between the U.S. East Coast
(including travel connecting in the U.S. East Coast) and Hawai'i, will be
permitted to change their reservations without charge to flights departing on
or before Tuesday, February 12, 2013.
All change fees and applicable difference in fares will be waived provided
that changes are made prior to the departure time of the originally scheduled
flight and are made in the same class of service (i.e., Coach to Coach or
First to First), based on seat availability and subject to the restrictions
Flight changes must be made by Hawaiian's personnel in its reservations
department or at the airport. Normal refund rules will apply. Customers
needing assistance should call Hawaiian's reservations department at the
toll-free number 1-800-367-5320.
About Hawaiian Airlines
Hawaiian has led all U.S. carriers in on-time performance for each of the past
eight years (2004-2011) as reported by the U.S. Department of Transportation.
Consumer surveys by Conde Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure and Zagat have all
ranked Hawaiian the highest of all domestic airlines serving Hawai'i.
Now in its 84^th 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, the Philippines,
Australia, American Samoa, and Tahiti. New nonstop service will begin between
Honolulu and Auckland, New Zealand on March 13, 2013, and between Honolulu and
Taipei, Taiwan in July 2013. Hawaiian also provides approximately 170 daily
jet flights between the Hawaiian Islands.
Hawaiian Airlines, Inc. is a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ:
HA). Additional information is available at HawaiianAirlines.com. Follow
updates on Twitter about Hawaiian (@HawaiianAir) and its special fare offers
(@HawaiianFares), and become a fan on its Facebook page (Hawaiian Airlines).
SOURCE Hawaiian Airlines, Inc.
Contact: Keoni Wagner, +1-808-838-6778, Keoni.Wagner@HawaiianAir.com
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