Hawaiian Airlines has resumed scheduled passenger flights to Las Vegas and Tokyo following the state of Hawaii’s partial reopening.
On Oct. 1, the airline restarted service from Honolulu’s Daniel K. Inouye International (HNL) to Las Vegas McCarran (LAS) and Tokyo Narita (NRT). Flights to Japan’s capital will be weekly.
The carrier has been operating cargo-only flights between HNL and NRT since June. Hawaiian suspended passenger operations in March as COVID-19 spread.
Routes from HNL to Oakland (OAK), Phoenix (PHX) and San Jose (SJC) will resume on Nov. 1. By mid-November, Hawaiian said it would be serving 10 West Coast cities, including Los Angeles (LAX), San Francisco (SFO) and Seattle (SEA).
“We’re encouraged by the positive response to the state’s decision to welcome travelers back to Hawaii, and we are resuming service to key markets to give our guests more options to visit our islands,” Hawaiian SVP of revenue management and network planning Brent Overbeek said.
The state of Hawaii will begin to welcome back international visitors from Oct. 15, on condition that they must test negative for the coronavirus 72 hrs. before arrival in order to bypass a 14-day quarantine…