Hawaiian #1 On-Time for Ninth Consecutive Year

                Hawaiian #1 On-Time for Ninth Consecutive Year

PR Newswire

HONOLULU, Feb. 12, 2013

HONOLULU, Feb. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --For the ninth consecutive year,
Hawaiian Airlines earned the U.S. airline industry's #1 ranking for on-time
performance in 2012, as reported today by the U.S. Department of
Transportation's Air Travel Consumer Report for December to close out the

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Hawaiian averaged a 93.4 percent on-time performance ranking for the full year
2012, earning the top ranking in 11 of the 12 months and exceeding the
industry average for the year by 11.5 percentage points. For the month of
December, Hawaiian recorded a 93.3 percent on-time performance to lead the

Mark Dunkerley, Hawaiian's president and CEO, commented, "Hawaiian's
consistency at being the nation's most reliable carrier year after year is the
product of the passion our employees have for serving our customers well,
every flight, day after day. They are the best in the business."

Hawaiian also had the industry's best overall results for fewest flight
cancellations in 2012. With only 67 cancellations out of 74,109 total flights
for the year, Hawaiian had a cancellation rate of less than one tenth of one
percent. In December, Hawaiian ranked #1 for fewest cancellations with seven
out of 6,071 total flights, or 0.1 percent.

In the category of oversales, or passengers denied boarding, which are
reported quarterly, Hawaiian ranked third in 2012 for the lowest rate at 0.18
per 10,000 passengers, or 168 cases out of more than 9.4 million passengers.

Hawaiian provides daily nonstop service to Hawai'i from 11 gateway cities in
North America – more cities than any other carrier – using Airbus A330-200 and
Boeing 767-300 aircraft, making it the only carrier to offer wide-body,
twin-aisle aircraft for all transpacific flights.

Hawai'i's largest and longest-serving carrier is also the leading provider of
air service between the islands of Hawai'i.

Visit http://www.dot.gov/individuals/air-consumer/air-travel-consumer-reports
to access the DOT's Air Travel Consumer Report for November  ranking  the
nation's 15 largest carriers.

About Hawaiian Airlines
Hawaiian has led all U.S. carriers in on-time performance for each of the past
nine years (2004-2012) 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
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SOURCE Hawaiian Airlines

Website: http://www.HawaiianAirlines.com
Contact: Keoni Wagner +1-808-838-6778, Keoni.Wagner@HawaiianAir.com
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