The airline will gradually return to its original thrice-weekly schedule in March 2024.
HONOLULU – Hawaiian Airlines announced it will restart service between Tokyo’s Haneda Airport (HND) and Ellison Onizuka Kona International Airport (KOA), operating three flights Oct. 29. through Nov. 4 before restarting regular weekly service on Nov. 22.
“We’re very pleased to bring back our convenient nonstop service between Tokyo and Hawaiʻi Island as we continue to restore our Japan network to meet increasing demand,” said Takaya Shishido, Japan country director at Hawaiian Airlines. “The gradual increase in our weekly service from November through March allows us to ramp up our operations to serve our guests.”
By March 13, the airline’s Japan capacity will be 59% above summer 2023 levels. Hawaiian currently offers daily service between Honolulu’s Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) and Tokyo’s Haneda and Osaka’s Kansai (KIX) airports; six-times-weekly service between HNL and Tokyo Narita (NRT) airport; and thrice-weekly service between Honolulu and Fukuoka (FUK) airport.
Kona – Haneda schedule Oct. 29 – Nov. 4
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Kona – Haneda schedule from Nov. 22
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Hawaiian, which first launched Haneda-Kona service in 2016, suspended flights in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Hawaiian will continue to operate its Japan routes with 278-seat, spacious wide-body Airbus A330 aircraft featuring 18 Premium Cabin fully lie-flat seats, 68 popular Extra Comfort seats and 192 Main Cabin seats.
For guests traveling to Maui, West Maui is currently inaccessible to visitors due to recent wildfires. However, most of the island, including Kahului, Wailuku, Kihei, Wailea, Makena, Paia, and Hana remains open. As Hawaiʻi’s hometown airline, Hawaiian launched Malama Maui, a resource page for people interested in contributing to recovery efforts, as well as Travel Pono Maui, a guide for island visitors with information on how their stay can help support the people and communities of Maui.
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