HMSHost Partners With Hawaiian Airlines to Bring Premium In-Flight Meals to Passengers

HMSHost Partners With Hawaiian Airlines to Bring Premium In-Flight Meals to 
HONOLULU, HI -- (Marketwire) -- 03/13/13 --  Passengers on Hawaiian
Airlines will now be able to access new in-flight meal options
thereby enhancing their travel experience, through a new partnership
between global restaurateur HMSHost and the Hawai'i based airline.
HMSHost will prepare and deliver meals to be served onboard Hawaiian
Airlines flights, beginning with premium California Pizza Kitchen
salads, now available for purchase on all domestic eastbound flights
from Honolulu International Airport and Kahului Airport.  
"Passenger response to this enhanced meal offering has been extremely
promising," said Atousa Ghoreichi, Vice President, Concept Marketing
Promotion at HMSHost. "We were confident that travelers would be
interested in the option to purchase a fresh, high quality meal
onboard, and we're very excited to be partnering with Hawaiian
Airlines to provide them with this option." 
"We are always identifying ways to improve our guests' experience,"
said Blaine Miyasato, Vice President Product Development/Brand at
Hawaiian Airlines. "While the hallmark of our service in the economy
cabin is our complimentary meals at meal time product; our
partnership with HMSHost provides added choice and convenience and
allows us to offer well established, world class dining experiences
perfectly complementing our award winning brand. We are thrilled to
work together with HMSHost." 
Together, HMSHost and Hawaiian Airlines will also consider future
opportunities for bringing delicious, high quality meals to
passengers, to continually enhance their in-flight travel experience. 
About HMSHost
 HMSHost is a world leader in creating dining for
travel venues. HMSHost operates in more than 100 airports around the
globe, including the 20 busiest airports in North America. The
Company has annual sales in excess of $2.7 billion and employs more
than 34,000 sales associates worldwide. HMSHost is a part of
Autogrill Group, the world's leading provider of food & beverage and
retail services for people on the move. With sales of over EUR 5.8
billion in 2011, the Group operates in 35 countries and employs some
62,800 people. It manages over 5,300 stores in more than 1,200
tions worldwide. Visit for more information. We
can also be found on Facebook at and Twitter @HMSHost. 
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 84th 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 begins this year between Honolulu and
Auckland, New Zealand on March 13; Sendai, Japan on June 25; and
Taipei, Taiwan on July 9. Hawaiian also provides approximately 160
daily jet flights between the Hawaiian Islands.  
Hawaiian Airlines, Inc. is a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc.
(NASDAQ: HA). Additional information is available at Follow updates on Twitter about Hawaiian
(@HawaiianAir) and its special fare offers (@HawaiianFares), and
become a fan on its Facebook page (Hawaiian Airlines). 
Sarah Cody
Phone: 240-694-4403 
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