AMERICAS: Hawaiian to start Incheon service next year

Hawaiian Airlines is launching a four times weekly service to South Korea using Boeing 767-300ER aircraft from January 2011, as part of its ambitious expansion into Asia as it continues its evolution from an inter-island and West Coast carrier to a more significant international player. Hawaiian president and CEO Mark Dunkerley said Incheon will be […]


Hawaiian Airlines is launching a four times weekly service to South Korea using Boeing 767-300ER aircraft from January 2011, as part of its ambitious expansion into Asia as it continues its evolution from an inter-island and West Coast carrier to a more significant international player. Hawaiian president and CEO Mark Dunkerley said Incheon will be a key hub for Hawaiian because of its accessibility and proximity to other countries in the region including China. In June, Hawaiian received tentative approval from the Department of Transportation to receive one of four new routes to Tokyo Haneda airport, beating out much-larger competitors for the prized route, including Continental Airlines Inc. and UAL Corp.’s United Airlines.