Honolulu - Hawaiian Airlines has received the first of 18 Airbus A321neo ordered. The inaugural flight to the West Coast of the United States being scheduled for early January.
On 27 October 2017, the American carrier based on the Honolulu-Daniel K. Inouye airport took possession of the first of the three A321neo expected by the end of the year. Equipped with Pratt & Whitney PS1100G-JM engines, the aircraft are configured to accommodate 16 passengers in Business class, 45 in Premium Extra Comfort and 128 in Economy (189 seats in total).
Hawaiian Airlines will unveil new routes for the A321neo as deliveries progress, with the last aircraft to join its fleet in 2020.
The new A321neo will fly towards the West Coast from January 8, 2018, and it will replace an A330 -200 on a daily route between Kahului Airport (on Maui Island) and Oakland California, a route on which it competes with Alaska Airlines.
From January 18, the A321neo will then be deployed on a daily rotation between the same airport Kahului and Portland (Oregon), a line revived that day against the same competition. F from March 11, the new aircraft is expected to be used between Kona-Ellison Onizuka Kona (Big Island) and Los Angeles Airport, against American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, and United Airlines. Finally the A321neo will also be used every day on the road, then annualized between the airport of Lihue (Kaua'i Island) and Oakland in California, in front of Alaska Airlines.
Hawaiian Airlines will unveil new routes for the A321neo as deliveries progress, with the last aircraft to join its fleet in 2020. The A321neo will be the first aircraft in its fleet to offer streaming entertainment via broadband internet connection.
Hawaiian Airlines serves 28 airports with more than 250 daily flights with a fleet of 24 A330-200, twenty 717-200 and eight 767-300 and -300ER.