Hawaiian Airlines has just
announced that it has completed its first ever flight from Oakland to Maui,
Hawaii. This the first daily flight on this route for the company operated under
flight number 23 and departed at 12:20 pm arriving at 5:30 am this morning in
The full media release from
Hawaiian Airlines can be read below:
First-Ever Oakland-Maui Flights
HONOLULU – Hawaiian Airlines today completed the launch of
its first-ever, nonstop daily flights between Oakland and Maui, adding a
significant boost in air seats this summer from the East Bay
for Maui’s visitor industry.
“Travel demand is
strong for Maui and we’re proud to be providing these summer flights in support
of Maui’s visitor industry and the island’s economy,”
said Glenn Taniguchi, senior vice president
for marketing and sales. “We
are offering some great airfares and travel packages throughout summer to boost
interest in a special Maui vacation experience.”
Hawaiian designed its Oakland-Maui flight schedule to make
it especially appealing to East Bay
travelers, allowing them to enjoy a first Maui afternoon
upon arrival, along with a full day on island before departing for home.
Flight #23 departs Oakland daily at 12:20 p.m. and arrives
on Maui at 2:20 p.m. Return Flight #24 departs Maui daily at 9:35 p.m. and
arrives in Oakland the following morning at 5:30 a.m.
Hawaiian is operating the Oakland-Maui flight with its
wide-body Boeing 767-300 aircraft that seats up to 264 passengers. To make the
Maui experience even more enjoyable, passengers are treated to the hospitality
of Hawaiian’s distinctive and award-winning “Hawaii Starts Here” onboard
service, showcasing the culture, music, natural beauty, and people of Hawaii
throughout the flight.
Hawaiian is offering the Oakland-Maui flight daily through
September 6, 2010, adding more than
new seats to Maui’s peak summer travel season.