Friday, June 8, 2012
Hawaiian Airlines has commenced its long-awaited daily nonstop service between Honolulu and New York City's John F. Kennedy International Airport.
Flight HA 50 ("Hawaiian 5-0") now departs Honolulu daily at 3:05 p.m. and arrives in New York City at 6:55 the following morning.
Passengers from Australia can connect in Honolulu with Hawaiian's daily flight HA 452 from Sydney, which is scheduled to arrive at 10.55am, enabling travellers to clear US Customs then continue on the afternoon service to New York, one of the most popular US destinations for Australian visitors.
The return service, Hawaiian flight HA 51, departs JFK daily at 10:00 a.m. and arrives at Honolulu International Airport at 3:00 pm, enabling passengers to holiday in tropical Hawaii before continuing to Australia.
Hawaiian operates its Honolulu - New York flights with new Airbus A330-200 aircraft, seating 294 passengers - 18 in First Class and 276 in Economy Class.
The wide-body, twin-aisle A330s offer the comforts of a spacious interior, new generation seats with increased legroom, and a state-of-the-art, on-demand entertainment system in every seatback, providing a wide variety of movies and other programs, audio channels and video games.
Each system also offers a USB port allowing system connectivity for personal media players, with First Class customers enjoying larger in-seat LCD screens and iPOD compatibility.
Hawaiian Airlines offers daily Airbus A330-200 departures from Sydney to Honolulu. Through a partnership with Virgin Australia, passengers from 18 destinations around Australia can connect with Hawaiian's flights from Sydney.
For more information about Hawaiian Airlines or to make a booking contact travel agents, call Hawaiian reservations on 1300 669 106 or visit www.hawaiianairlines.com.au.