Good Things About Hawaiian Airlines
International Routes– Hawaiian does offer some nice international routes from Honolulu to parts of Asia, Australia, New Zealand, and small islands in the South Pacific.
Bad Things About Hawaiian Airlines
Poor Saver Award Space– Hawaiian has three different types of economy award space. The lowest “SuperSaver” offers some fairly decent values, but it is sometimes hard to find on certain routes. The other types of award space are very overpriced.
Weak Partner Redemptions– The award charts for Hawaiian’s partners are fairly weak compared to most other programs. I would only book on Korean Air for flights within Asia.
Poor Premium Class Earn Rate– People who pay for first class on a Hawaiian flight earn the same number of points as a person who paid an economy fare. Almost every other airline offers a better points earn rate for business and first class.
Seat Maps by Plane: SeatGuru
Points Expiration: 18 months, which can be extended by earning or redeeming one point.
Routes from Honolulu (HNL) to the U.S.: Boston, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, New York (JFK), Oakland, Phoenix, Portland, Sacramento, San Francisco, San Jose, San Diego, and Seattle.
Routes from Honolulu to Other Cities: Tokyo (HND/NRT), Osaka, Sapporo, Seoul, Brisbane, Sydney, Auckland, Pago Pago (American Samoa), and Tahiti.
Routes from Maui/Kahului: Los Angeles, Oakland, San Jose, San Francisco, Portland, and Seattle.
Routes from Kona: Los Angeles and Tokyo.
Routes from Lihue: Los Angeles and Oakland.
- Economy- A330 (Review #1; Review #2; Review #3; Review #4)
- First/Business Class- A330 (Review #1; Review #2; Review #3; Review #4; Review #5)
Website: Hawaiian Airlines
More Information: Wikipedia