Hawaiian Sets New Record with 9.48 Million Passengers in 2012

HONOLULU, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines, Inc., a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA), today announced its systemwide traffic statistics for December, fourth quarter, and full year 2012.

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Hawaiian carried 9,484,204 passengers in 2012, the most in the company's history. Passenger statistics for December and the fourth quarter were also company records.

SYSTEMWIDE OPERATIONS








FULL YEAR

2012

2011

% Change

PAX

9,484,204

8,666,319

9.4%

RPMS (000)

12,217,635

10,151,216

20.4%

ASMS (000)

14,687,472

12,039,937

22.0%

LF

83.2%

84.3%

(1.1 pts.)





FOURTH QUARTER

2012

2011

% Change

PAX

2,413,629

2,155,310

12.0%

RPMS (000)

3,279,105

2,607,548

25.8%

ASMS (000)

4,006,840

3,104,833

29.1%

LF

81.8%

84.0%

(2.2 pts.)





DECEMBER

2012

2011

% Change

PAX

812,395

740,660

9.7%

RPMS (000)

1,095,269

892,269

22.8%

ASMS (000)

1,371,367

1,077,262

27.3%

LF

79.9%

82.8%

(2.9 pts.)





PAX:    Passengers transported




RPM:   One paying passenger transported one mile




ASM:   One seat transported one mile




LF:       Percentage of seating capacity utilized








About Hawaiian Airlines

Hawaiian has led all U.S. carriers in on-time performance for each of the past eight years (2004-2011) as reported by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Consumer surveys by Conde Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure and Zagat have all ranked Hawaiian the highest of all domestic airlines serving Hawai'i.

Now in its 84th year of continuous service, Hawaiian is Hawai'i's biggest and longest-serving airline, as well as the largest provider of passenger air service from its primary visitor markets on the U.S. mainland. Hawaiian offers nonstop service to Hawai'i from more U.S. gateway cities (11) than any other airline, along with service from Japan, South Korea, the Philippines, Australia, American Samoa, and Tahiti. New nonstop service will begin between Honolulu and Auckland, New Zealand on March 13, 2013, and between Honolulu and Taipei, Taiwan in July 2013. Hawaiian also provides approximately 170 daily jet flights between the Hawaiian Islands.

Hawaiian Airlines, Inc. is a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA). Additional information is available at HawaiianAirlines.com. Follow updates on Twitter about Hawaiian (@HawaiianAir) and its special fare offers (@HawaiianFares), and become a fan on its Facebook page (Hawaiian Airlines).

SOURCE Hawaiian Airlines, Inc.



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