Hawaiian Airline To Add Flights to the US Mainland This Summer


Key Takeaways

  • Increased flights from Honolulu to Austin, Las Vegas, Boston, Pago Pago, and Los Angeles due to high summer demand.
  • Additional weekly flights scheduled from May to August targeting key North American markets.
  • Utilizing Airbus A330 and A321neo aircraft with upgraded culinary offerings and signature beverages onboard.

Increased Flight Frequency to Mainland U.S.

Honolulu, Hawaii–Hawaiian Airlines has announced plans to increase its frequency of weekly flights to the United States mainland to meet an increased demand projected this summer.

Per a news release, the airline will add flights servicing the routes from Honolulu to Austin (AUS), Las Vegas (LAS), Boston (BOS), Pago Pago (PPG), and Los Angeles (LAS).

“We are encouraged by the robust demand for travel to Hawaii this summer season, and these increases signal a healthy return in our key North American markets,” said Brent Overbeek, Senior Vice President, and Chief Revenue Officer at Hawaiian Airlines in the release.

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Expanded Flight Schedules

Below is a list of routes that will have increased frequency, along with their scheduled program timeline:

  • Austin: Adding one weekly flight every Friday (May 26 – August 18)
  • Boston: Adding one weekly flight every Thursday (June 15 – August 17)
  •  Las Vegas (HA5/6):
    • Adding one weekly flight every Wednesday (May 31 – August 30)
    •  Adding a second weekly flight on Saturdays (June 3 – July 29)
  •  Los Angeles: Adding two daily flights every Tuesday and Friday (June 2 – July 28)
  •  Pago Pago: Adding one weekly on Wednesday (June 7 – August 30)

Per the release, Hawaii Airlines will use the Airbus A330 and A321neo aircraft to run these routes. The airline also revealed having elevated its onboard hospitality, offering guests a premium culinary experience through its ‘Featured Chef Series’, complemented by signature beverages from Maui Brewing Co and KōHana Hawaiian Rum.

“We’re thrilled to be able to offer more options for travelers to enjoy the beauty and culture of Hawaii this summer,” said Peter Ingram, the president, and CEO of Hawaiian Airlines in the release.

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As travel restrictions gradually ease and vaccination rates continue to climb, the allure of Hawaii has enticed many travelers to its shores once again. Earlier this year, the airline had announced increased flight frequency to the Cook Islands in the South Pacific, scheduled to commence this May.

What We Think

Hawaiian Airlines’ strategic response to escalating travel interest reflects a positive recovery trend in the aviation industry.

The amplified flight frequencies cater to growing demand, indicating renewed confidence in travel and tourism post-pandemic. The airline’s commitment to enhancing in-flight experiences aligns with the reinvigorated allure of travel, especially to sought-after destinations like Hawaii.

As restrictions ease and vaccination rates climb, such expansions stand as a promising sign of industry resurgence and a boon for travelers seeking a Hawaiian getaway.

Read the full news release here.


Victor Utomi
Victor Utomi
Victor is passionate about aviation, travel, nature, and crypto. He constantly explores new ideas and pushes the boundaries of what's possible. Whether he is reporting on the latest developments in the aviation industry, writing about adventures in exotic locales, advocating for environmental sustainability, or delving into the world of digital currencies, he is constantly seeking new challenges and opportunities for growth and inspiring others to do the same.


  1. Good to know as Hawaii is always high up on our travel list of digital nomad places to visit. Also good to see travel officially getting back into full swing after the past 3 years. Demand seems to be rising all over the globe as folks are hitting the road again. Sure it felt like a long time but again, we see that all stoppages are only temporary, over the long haul.


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