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Hawaiian Airlines

Updated: Nov 15, 2022

Hawaiian Airlines is the tenth largest commercial airlines of US. It also the largest commercial flight of the US state of Hawaii. The airline maintains its base at Honolulu, Hawaii with hubs at Oahu and Maui. The best thing about Hawaiian Airlines apart from its amazing services, is that it has never had a fatal accident throughout its history. Hawaiian Airlines also records fewest cancellations, over sales and baggage handling issues. The two hubs of the airlines connect to all the major US destinations or airport with a fleet size of 61. It doesn’t only fly domestically but it also serves as a gateway to Asia and Oceania with direct flights to Japan, South Korea, New Zealand, Australia and other pacific islands. Hawaiian Airlines is known for its great hospitality, in-flight services, complimentary meal, secure baggage handling and as the most trusted name among the flyers around the region. . The airline has been certified as the 3 star-airline for the quality of its airport and on board services. That’s why if you are flying with Hawaiian Airlines, you have very little or nothing to complain about. The Airlines offers a number of services including, cabin services (more comfortable and adjustable seats, more legroom and storage space etc) in-flight entertainment (a number of video players with a number of premium programs and music) and a frequent flyer program called Hawaiian Miles. The Airline is famous for developing long relationships with its customers by earning their belief through unmatched hospitality and services. It also offers an easy cancellation, refund and change policy however it records the lowest cancellations comparatively to the other US airlines. However Hawaiian Airlines is not a part of any major airlines alliance but It has partnered with six major airlines that are- China Airlines, Japan Airlines, JetBlue, Korean Area, Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Australia. You can also earn Hawaiian Miles by travelling with these partners airlines.

By flying more and earning more Hawaiian Miles you can achieve the elite status. The Elite members receive a range of premium advantages and services. Let us know more about the Airlines with the following points-

Hawaiian Airlines First Class

The Premium Cabin

This is the highest level of class offered by Hawaiian Airlines offering the most comfortable travelling experience. The seats are designed to provide more comfort as they are full 180 degree lie flat seats with simple intuitive control. They are specially configured and designed to maximize your control and comfort. If privacy is your priority, premium cabins are designed for you as they offer sheer comfort with more privacy. Hawaiian Airlines aircrafts are designed in a way that they have comparatively more legroom to make your travelling experience more comfortable. It also enables you to avoid unnecessary touches of surfaces to avoid any kind of infections in the current pandemic time. Here is what else you get in Premium Class-

In-Seat Power

When travelling for business purposes you often have to carry devices with you. In premium cabin you will find two USB ports and Full AC power in each seat. You will never land with drained batteries. Enjoy the journey with more amenities.


Hawaiian Airlines’ premium cabins offer a bunch of entertainment options. The next generation large-format tablet offers you. They are installed on a flexible base that allows you to adjust it to different angle. Enjoy a range of videos and audios to make your time pass quickly.


As the name, this cabin offers premium meal with a number of options to chose from. You can enjoy the taste of famous island cuisines as well as the other regional dishes. The most experienced chefs have been chosen by the airline, who have mastered the art of dining. They know different tastes as they have personally travelled and work on different regions. There are several beverages and drink options to enjoy. They also offer complementary snacks and drinks to make even the smallest journey the memorable one.

The Plumeria Lounge

This is Hawaiian Airlines newest flagship lounge that offers an extremely comfortable and luxury stay in a 3000 sq. ft area. The lounge is designed with contemporary architecture and interior that give you a different staying experience. It is equipped with a number of facilities. Complimentary meals are offered and delivered at your seat. The stay is a treat in itself.

The frequent Flyer Program of Hawaiian Airlines

The Hawaiian Miles

Hawaiian airlines runs a frequent flyer program named Hawaiian Airlines. If you are a frequent flyer of Hawaiian Airlines and you participate in its loyalty program you can earn loyalty points that let you explore amazing offers and deals. You can earn these points every time you fly with Hawaiian Airlines or its partners. These points can be redeemed for future booking with Hawaiian Airlines and sometimes even let you fly free.

How to earn Hawaiian Miles

Most of the airlines who offer frequent flyer programs let you earn loyalty points based on what you spend on your ticket. On the contrary Hawaiian Airline offers and count Hawaiian Miles on the distance you cover while flying with a Hawaiian flight. This is the simplest process of earning the loyalty points. ‘Miles’ the name suggests it all. In most of the cases you earn one Mile on each mile you fly. You also get 50% extra bonus when you fly with Business of First class of Hawaiian Airline.

Earning Hawaiian Miles with credit card

You can sign up for Hawaiian Airlines World Elite Master Card to earn Miles on credit card. The card offers many benefits. Some of them are as follows-

§ You get 3 Hawaiian Miles on each dollar spent on Hawaiian Airlines’ purchases

§ You earn 2 Miles on per dollar spent on gas, dining and grocery store under Hawaiian Airlines and its Partners

§ 1 Mile on per dollar spent on the purchase other than above.

§ One- time 50% off companion discount.

§ Complimentary first checked bag.

The Elite Status

Under the frequent flyer program, Hawaiian Airlines offer more offers and more benefits if you qualify for the highest level by earning more and more Hawaiian Miles. This is the elite status with multiple benefits like Exclusive reservation call-in line, Fare Hold Reservations, First Class Check-in Line, Seat Upgrades, Free Checked Bags, Priority Security Line, Premium Club Access, Priority Boarding. The elite status is called “Pualani” and has two tiers-

1- Pualani Gold (fly 30 segments or 20000 miles in a calendar year)

2- Pualani Platinum (Fly 60 segment or 40000 miles in a calendar year)

Both these tiers have different benefits which in short can be listed in the following way-

Benefits Pualani Gold Pualani Platinum

Availability of more seats to

choose from while reservation Yes Yes

Neighbour Island Economy

Class Seat guaranteed until 72

hours before departure when

a revenue ticket booking Yes

Number of free checked bags

for members 2 3

Frequent flyer mile bonus 50% 100%

Priority security lines at selected

airports Yes Yes

Premium Club Access

(on selected destinations) Yes Yes

Priority Boarding Zone 1 Zone 2

Complimentary upgrades Yes

Complimentary 1-2 day reservation

hold for neighbour island, North

America and International flights yes

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