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Check Six: Inter-Island Airways becomes Hawaiian Airlines – 77 years ago

December 30, 2018

Many Hawaii Army and Air National Guard pilots have flown for Hawaiian Airlines over the years.

Hawaiian Airlines is the flag carrier and the largest airline in the U.S. state of Hawaii. It is the 10th largest commercial airline in the US, and is based in HonoluluHawaii. The airline operates its main hub at Daniel K. Inouye International Airport on the island of Oahu and a secondary hub out of Kahului Airport on the island of Maui. Hawaiian Airlines operates flights to Asia, American Samoa, Australia, Hawaii, New Zealand, and the United States mainland. Hawaiian Airlines is owned by Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. of which Peter R. Ingram is the current President and Chief Executive Officer.

Hawaiian is the oldest US carrier that has never had a fatal accident or a hull loss throughout its history, and frequently tops the on-time carrier list in the United States, as well as the fewest cancellations, oversales and baggage handling issues. It has also rated as the best carrier serving Hawaii by Travel + Leisure, Zagat and Condé Nast Traveler. (Wikipedia)

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