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LONDON – Hawaiian Airlines (HA) is bringing Hawaii closer to three more US mainland cities, including Austin, Ontario and Orlando.

Travelers will be able to enjoy the carrier’s nonstop flights from those cities to Honolulu beginning next year. Hawaii’s hometown airline will also expand service at Long Beach (LGB) with daily nonstop flights to Kahului, Maui (OGG), starting March 9, 2021.

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Flights Schedule


Beginning March 11, HA will offer two weekly flights between Honolulu (HNL) and Orlando International Airport (MCO). In California, HA will connect Honolulu and Ontario International Airport (ONT) with five weekly nonstop flights beginning March 16.

On April 21, Austin will become the first south-central and 16th US city in Hawaiian’s network, with two weekly flights linking Hawai‘i with the capital of Texas.

Long Beach (LGB)-Kahului, Maui (OGG)

FlightRouteDeparts DailyArrives DailyStart Date
HA72OGG-LGB12:45 p.m.8:05 p.m.March 9
HA71LGB-OGG8:35 a.m.12:35 p.m.March 10

Orlando (MCO)-Honolulu (HNL)

FlightRouteDays of WeekDepartsArrivesStart Date
HA86HNL-MCOThu/Sun5:15 p.m.7 a.m. (+1 day)March 11
HA85MCO-HNLTue/Sat8:15 a.m.2:05 p.m.March 13

Ontario (ONT)-Honolulu (HNL)

FlightRouteDays of WeekDepartsArrivesStart Date
HA74HNL-ONTTue/Thu/Fri/Sat/Sun1:05 p.m.9:35 p.m.March 16
HA73ONT-HNLMon/Wed/Fri/Sat/Sun9:05 a.m.12:20 p.m.March 17

Austin (AUS)-Honolulu (HNL)

FlightRouteDays of WeekDepartsArrivesStart Date
HA82HNL-AUSWed/Sat10 a.m.10:10 p.m.April 21
HA81AUS-HNLThu/Sun10:10 a.m.1:30 p.m.April 22
Photo: Luca Flores

Statements from Hawaiian Airlines, Orlando Aviation Authority


Peter Ingram, president and CEO of HA, said, “We are delighted to bring our superior value proposition to travelers visiting Hawaii from Austin, Ontario and Orlando, while adding service to Maui from Long Beach. 2021 is going to be a special time to experience Hawai‘i, and we can’t wait to welcome onboard guests from our newest cities.”

On his part, Phil Brown, CEO of the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority, said, “We are thrilled to announce that Central Florida residents can look forward to nonstop service to Hawaii, and that Orlando International Airport is officially Florida’s connection to the aloha state.”

“This new service represents a significant investment that will strengthen economic, leisure and cultural bonds between two of the country’s top tourism destinations.”

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Statements from Ontario International Airport Authority, Austin-Bergstrom International Airport


Alan D. Wapner, President of the Ontario International Airport Authority Board of Commissioners, said, “We’re excited to be able to offer our community new nonstop service to Hawaii. It’s one of the biggest requests we get from travelers, and I know it will be an extremely popular route. I want to thank HA for their support and confidence in Southern California’s fastest-growing aviation gateway.”

On her part, Jacqueline Yaft, CEO of Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, said, “Even though this year has had unprecedented impacts to the airline and airport industries, Austin-Bergstrom International Airport remains committed to providing the best service we can to our passengers.”

“We know that many Central Texans will be eager to travel next year and we are excited to offer an easy and convenient way for them to explore Hawaii.”


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