Hawaiian A330 Review 03

Hawaiian Airlines Business Mastercard 70K Bonus

There's a great new welcome bonus on the Hawaiian Airlines® Business Mastercard®. The card is offering a welcome bonus of up to 70,000 miles, broken down as follows: -- 60,000 miles after spending $1,000 within 90 days -- A further 10,000 bonus miles…

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Filed Under: Credit Cards, Hawaiian
Delta 767

How Did US Airlines Do In The First Quarter Of 2019?

We're now well into the second quarter, and almost all US airlines have revealed their first quarter results, and have had their earnings calls. Sometimes it's interesting to take a look at the state of the US airline industry, and how airlines are doing.…

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Filed Under: Allegiant Air, American
Hawaiian Airlines A330 First Class – 4

Hawaiian Airlines’ Negative Award Chart Changes

Well, the trend of airlines making their frequent flyer programs significantly less compelling continues. This time it's HawaiianMiles making changes to their program, and they're doing so without any sort of advance notice or announcement. Essentially…

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Filed Under: Awards, Hawaiian
Hawaiian Airlines 787 Business Class 2

Revealed: Hawaiian Airlines’ New 787 Business Class

Last year Hawaiian Airlines placed an order for up to 20 Boeing 787-9 aircraft. The airline placed 10 firm orders, with the option for a further 10. The airline is expected to take delivery of their first 787-9 in early 2021, so we’re still a couple…

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Filed Under: Hawaiian
Iass Lounge Honolulu Airport – 14

Hawaiian Airlines Raises Checked Bag Fees

In late August JetBlue raised many of their fees, including checked bag fees. Among other changes, they raised the cost of a first checked bag on a domestic itinerary from $25 to $30. Not surprisingly, United, American, and Delta, all followed pretty…

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Filed Under: Hawaiian
Iass Lounge Honolulu Airport – 14

Hawaiian Airlines Launching Longest Domestic US Flight

Hawaiian Airlines has announced today that they'll soon fly to Boston, making it the longest scheduled domestic US flight. Hawaiian Airlines plans to offer 5x weekly flights between Honolulu and Boston as of April 4, 2019. The new flight will cover a…

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Filed Under: Hawaiian
Hawaiian Airlines First Class – 1

Amex Offering 25% Bonus On Hawaiian Mileage Transfers

The US Amex Membership Rewards program is offering a 25% bonus when you transfer points to HawaiianMiles by June 26, 2018. This seems to be an annual bonus they offer, as they offered summer transfer bonuses in 2017 and 2016 as well. I can't guarantee…

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Filed Under: American Express, Hawaiian
Hawaiian Airlines 787

Hawaiian Airlines Is Ordering The Boeing 787-9

There have been rumors of this happening for a while, though it's finally official as of today -- Hawaiian Airlines signed a letter of intent for the purchase of 10 Boeing 787-9s, with an option for an additional 10 aircraft. Assuming all goes to plan,…

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Filed Under: Hawaiian
Hawaiian Airlines A330 First Class – 4

JetBlue Publishes A Partner Award Chart For The First Time

I'm a huge fan of JetBlue, in particular when it comes to their onboard product. They offer an almost unrivaled experience domestically, and as far as I'm concerned Mint is the best domestic product offered by any US airline. I even like their TrueBlue…

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Filed Under: Hawaiian, JetBlue
Hawaiian 717 First Class – 13

Review: Hawaiian Airlines First Class 717 Maui To Honolulu

We arrived at Maui's Kahului Airport at around 12:30PM for our 2:15PM flight to Honolulu. While the airport has one big check-in hall, Hawaiian's check-in is located at the far left of the building. We still had to add our Korean Air SkyPass numbers…

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Filed Under: Airline Reviews, Hawaiian
Ohana Airlines Hawaii – 12

Review: Ohana By Hawaiian ATR42 Honolulu To Lanai

After spending a bit of the time at the Four Seasons lounge we headed towards gate 49, which was just a five minute walk away. As we approached the gate we saw an ATR42 parked outside, which I initially assumed was our plane. It's clear that the boarding…

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Filed Under: Airline Reviews, Hawaiian
Four Seasons Lanai – 115

Introduction: Island Hopping Around Hawaii

Welcome to my next trip report, covering flights in Hawaiian Airlines first class, and stays at three hotels on three different islands in Hawaii. Ford's birthday is in October, so earlier in the year I asked him where he wanted to go for his birthday.…

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Filed Under: Hawaiian, Hotels
Hawaiian A330

Hawaiian Airlines A330 First Class In 10 Pictures

Hello from Hawaii! Yesterday I flew from Los Angeles to Honolulu in Hawaiian's new first class, which they began rolling out a bit over a year ago. Tiffany flew the product recently and also wrote a review, though in this post I wanted to share my initial…

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Filed Under: Hawaiian, Travel
Hawaiian A330 Review 34

Review: Hawaiian Business/First A330 Los Angeles To Kahului

Our flight to Maui left from LAX Terminal 2 (Hawaiian Airlines now uses Terminal 5), and since we tend to be early risers anyway we arrived at the airport well in advance of our 9AM flight. We weren't checking bags, and had mobile boarding passes, but…

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Filed Under: Airline Reviews, Hawaiian
Maui 19

Introduction: A Brief Aloha

As some of you may recall, I flew Hawaiian's new lie-flat A330 between Los Angeles and Maui last year. I had plenty to say about the seat at the time, but haven't had a chance to publish the full review (don't worry, I took good notes). Given that Ben…

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Filed Under: Accor, Fairmont
Jal 787

Hawaiian Airlines Dumps ANA, Announces New Joint Venture With JAL

Hawaii is a hugely popular tourist destination from Japan, and the number of daily flights between the sets of islands is staggering. For example, just between Tokyo and Honolulu there are flights by ANA, China Airlines, Delta, JAL, Korean Air, and United.…

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Filed Under: Hawaiian, Japan Airlines