Hawaiian to introduce the Airbus A330 on the Osaka Kansai route on April 21

Hawaiian Airlines (Honolulu) will upgrade the daily Honolulu-Osaka (Kansai) route on April 21 by replacing the older Boeing 767-300 ERs on the route to newer Airbus A330-200s per Airline Route.

In other news, Hawaiian and ANA today (January 16) announced the expansion of their marketing and operational partnership with the signing of a code-share agreement for passenger flights within Japan and Hawaii. The agreement was signed between Shinichiro Ito, President and CEO of ANA, andMark Dunkerley, President and CEO of Hawaiian Airlines.

Hawaiian and ANA commenced cargo code-sharing in December 2010. Under this agreement, ANA placed its “NH” code on Hawaiian’s daily Haneda-Honolulu service.

Starting on January 19, 2012, ANA customers will be able to book connecting flights on Hawaiian Airlines between Honolulu andKailua-Kona/ Lihue/ Hilo and Kahului through ANA. In addition, Hawaiian Airlines will place its flight code on ANA operated flights between Tokyo’s Haneda International Airport and Honolulu, as well as flights that connect to Hawaiian’s own daily Haneda service from Chitose, Osaka (Itami),Osaka (Kansai), Hiroshima, Fukuoka, Oita, Kagoshima and Okinawa, enabling its customers to book these flights directly through Hawaiian.

ANA and Hawaiian started a joint Frequent Flyer Program on December 28, 2011. With this partnership, ANA Mileage Club members can now earn and redeem miles on all Hawaiian Airlines operated neighbor island flights. At the same time, Hawaiian’s HawaiianMiles members can now earn and redeem miles on all ANA operated codeshare flights.

Top Copyright Photo: Michael B. Ing. Please click on the photo for additional information on the aircraft.

Bottom Copyright Photo: Shinichiro Ito (left), President and CEO of ANA, and Mark Dunkerley, President and CEO of Hawaiian Airlines, signed an agreement expanding the partnership between the two carriers to include code-sharing on passenger flights in Japan and Hawaii and mileage-earning benefits with their frequent flyer programs. (PRNewsFoto/Hawaiian Airlines, Inc.)

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