world of aviation logo

Hawaiian to launch Auckland flights

written by australianaviation.com.au | July 16, 2012

Hawaiian Airline will fly to Auckland with a Boeing 767-300ER. (Hawaiian Airlines)

Hawaiian Airlines will fly non-stop from Honolulu to Auckland from March next year, becoming the only US carrier to fly to New Zealand.

The carrier said it will operate the flights three times weekly with Boeing 767-300ERs seating 264 passengers in a two-class layout.

“New Zealanders are avid travellers and we believe the introduction of new nonstop flights with our winning brand of service will be welcomed in meeting pent-up demand for a Hawaii vacation,” said Mark Dunkerley, Hawaiian’s president and CEO, adding that the airline believes is an under-served destination for Kiwis.

“The timing of this new service is ideal as the release of The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey will heighten interest in New Zealand and no doubt whet Americans’ appetite for travel here,” he added.

The flights are to commence from March 14 2013. Fares and schedules will be released at a later date.


Each day, our subscribers are more informed with the right information.

SIGN UP to the Australian Aviation magazine for high-quality news and features for just $99.95 per year