Hawaiian Airlines Increasing Flights in Preparation for Pre-Travel Testing Program | Maui Now

Hawaiian Airlines is bringing again extra flights and routes between the US mainland and Hawai‘i to welcome guests who will have the option to bypass the state of Hawai‘i quarantine with a pre-travel negative COVID-19 test starting Oct. 15.

Hawaiian will resume nonstop service between Honolulu’s Daniel Ok. Inouye International Airport and McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas beginning tomorrow, and between HNL and Oakland, Phoenix and San Jose worldwide airports on Nov. 1.

By Nov. 18, the airline will probably be serving 10 US West Coast cities, together with nonstop flights between Maui and Los Angeles, Oakland, Portland, Seattle, San Jose and Sacramento. Hawaiian can be rising frequencies on present nonstop service between HNL and 6 US West Coast cities, specifically Los Angeles, Portland, Sacramento, San Diego, San Francisco and Seattle.

“We’re inspired by the optimistic response to the state’s determination to welcome vacationers again to Hawai‘i, and we are resuming service to key markets to give our guests more options to visit our islands,” said Brent Overbeek, senior vice president of revenue management and network planning at Hawaiian Airlines. “While our onboard experience may look a little different these days, we’re excited to share our signature Hawaiian hospitality with our visitors and encourage everybody to journey pono (responsibly) to maintain one another and our communities protected.”

Hawaiian’s visitors departing from LAX and SFO can have entry to handy drive-through COVID-19 exams to be exempt from the state of Hawai‘i quarantine and begin enjoying the islands from the moment they arrive.

Meanwhile, Hawaiian is restarting international passenger service tomorrow with a weekly flight between HNL and Tokyo’s Narita International Airport (NRT). The provider, which has been working cargo-only flights between HNL and NRT since June, will resume passenger service to assist important journey between the 2 cities after suspending flights in March because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Hawaiian continues to offer probably the most connectivity all through the Hawaiian Islands by way of passenger and cargo companies.

Hawaiian’s “Keeping you Safe” enhanced cleansing contains frequent disinfecting of foyer areas, kiosks, and ticket counters, electrostatic plane cabin spraying, plexiglass limitations at staffed airport counters, and sanitizer wipe distribution to all visitors. The provider final month added a brand new step to its check-in course of requiring visitors to finish a well being acknowledgment kind indicating they’re freed from COVID-19 signs and can adjust to the corporate’s up to date masks coverage for the whole lot of their journey. Hawaiian may even proceed to cap cabin capability at 70 % by Dec. 15 to permit for onboard distancing.

All vacationers arriving in Hawai‘i or flying between the islands must adhere to the state’s journey restrictions and full the state’s on-line Safe Travels Hawai‘i kind.