Hawaiian's New York Flights Delayed by Winter Storm Nemo Customers Advised to Check Website for Schedule Updates
HONOLULU, Feb. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Hawaiian Airlines announced that Flight 50, departing today from Honolulu to New York City's JFK Airport, and Flight 51, departing on Saturday, February 9 from JFK to Honolulu, have been delayed due to weather conditions from Winter Storm Nemo.
Flight 50 is currently scheduled to depart Honolulu today at 7:20 p.m., three hours later than originally scheduled, and arrive at JFK on Saturday, February 9, at 9:55 a.m. The return Flight 51 is currently scheduled to depart on Saturday at 12:00 p.m., three hours later than originally scheduled, and arrive in Honolulu at 6:40 p.m.
Customers holding tickets for these flights are advised to check Hawaiian's website, www.HawaiianAir.com, for any updates before leaving for the airport.
Hawaiian announced yesterday that customers holding tickets issued on or before Wednesday, February 6, 2013 for travel on Hawaiian between Friday, February 8 and Sunday, February 10, 2013, between the U.S. East Coast (including travel connecting in the U.S. East Coast) and Hawai'i, will be permitted to change their reservations without charge to flights departing on or before Tuesday, February 12, 2013.
All change fees and applicable difference in fares will be waived provided that changes are made prior to the departure time of the originally scheduled flight and are made in the same class of service (i.e., Coach to Coach or First to First), based on seat availability and subject to the restrictions noted above.
Flight changes must be made by Hawaiian's personnel in its reservations department or at the airport. Normal refund rules will apply. Customers needing assistance should call Hawaiian's reservations department at the toll-free number 1-800-367-5320.
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.