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Hawaiian Airlines to Launch New Non-Stop Maui-Las Vegas Flights in December

Hawaiian Airlines has a big focus on Hawaiian Island as it already operates around 170 jet flights in a day to Hawaii. In 90 years of its long-serving history, the airline has become the biggest carrier of non-stop service to Hawaii from 13 US gateway cities. Besides, the airline has several recognitions under its belt such as “topping the on-time performance” record amongst all the US carriers for 15 successive years (2004-2018) and being the best performer in providing service quality and maintaining key performance index.

Why Las Vegas?

In its bid to tap into the largest chunk of frequent-flyers from the US to Hawaii, the airline has announced the new service from Las Vegas to its home state – Maui instead of solely relying on the mainland market as all other airlines do. Las Vegas is jokingly nicknamed as the “ninth island” of Hawaii for having the largest population of Hawaiians settled outside Hawaii.

Whether you’re in Las Vegas planning for a change from the musty tropical weather, or a Maui local planning to hit the jackpot, Hawaiian Airlines is all set to make your life easier from December with its new nonstop route between Las Vegas and Kahului (on the island of Maui) on its latest A321 Neo planes after a 7-year hiatus as this route was shut down in 2012.

To make the deal even sweeter, this new route has been on an introductory sale of $199 plus another 10% off provided for all HawaiianMiles members with the stipulation of traveling between Dec. 15, 2019 and Feb. 12, 2020.

About Hawaiian’s New Maui-Las Vegas Flight schedule

According to Maui Now news, the flights will be operated 4 days in a week.

Flights from Kahului Airport on Maui will operate on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays, and it will leave Las Vegas on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays.

Flight departure from Maui will be at 2050 and arrival into Vegas at 0430 the next day. Maui-bound flights will depart Las Vegas at 0630 and arrive at 1100 hours in Hawaii.

The A321neo is the Latest Cost Saver on Mid-Haul Routes

Hawaiian Airlines operated all flights between the mainland and Hawaii on wide-body jets which had roomy interiors but it’s hard to fill all seats and tacky to break-even the cost per seat. Amidst increasing competition from Southwest Airline, Hawaiian is keen to introduce the latest narrow-bodied A321 jets on this route which have plenty of extra-legroom seats, and offer double-digit unit cost savings as well.

At present, Hawaiian is already operating A321neos on 14 routes to US continental cities including Los Angeles, Long Beach, Portland, San Diego, Oakland, Sacramento, and San Jose.

Inside the A321 Neo

Hawaiian Airlines has introduced all the 3 classes in these latest, quieter and more fuel-efficient aircraft. The First Class features 16 luxurious leather recliners, 44 Extra-Comfort Premium Economy seats, and 129 Economy seats. In addition to the latest cabins and better configuration arrangement, passengers can expect the same Hawaiian warm hospitality, complimentary meals and in-flight entertainment, and additional overhead stowage space. However, the planes do not have a seatback IFE screen but passengers will be able to stream programs on their personal devices.

Prepare for the best season in Hawaii with Hawaiian’s latest route

If you’re lucky, you might see the world’s best big waves of Peahi, also referred to as Jaws when it goes-off in winters. Waves can reach as high as 60 feet and you can watch the world’s best athletes charging straight into these waves.

Mild weather and winter season around the corner, it is also the time for North Pacific humpback whales migration. You can get an unforgettable experience from the whale watching tour around Lahaina from December through April. Almost 12,000 North Pacific humpback whales; the 5th largest whales in the world make a six-week journey from Alaska to bask and copulate at Maui’s warm leeward coast.

Book a boat tour and watch the whales flap tails, naturalist guides explain everything from whale’s size to why the male whales sing. The whale watching tour of Maui can be one of the best unforgettable experiences of a lifetime.

Hawaiian Airline’s Other Significant Expansions:

The sale also starts for 2 other new Hawaiian routes

  • The nonstop service between Honolulu’s Airport (HNL) and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA) thrice-weekly service starts from Jan. 7.
  • Seasonal winter service between Kahului Airport, Maui (OGG) and Los Angeles Airport (LAX) start from Dec offering better connections from U.S. West Coast to Hawaii.

Nonstop flights between Honolulu and Las Vegas on A330 aircraft are already operational. It carried more than 470,000 passengers between the two cities in 2018.

The 2 new flights will complement already existing daily nonstop service on a wide-body Airbus A330 aircraft.

Cheapest tickets for all Hawaiian routes are available on Businessclassfights. Our years of experience give us an edge in the market and our volume purchase, negotiated deals, and affinity pricing enable us to provide our customers with flight deals which are mostly exclusive and do not exist in the open market. What’s more, our prices are backed by a solid price match guarantee and we have a 24/7 support center for handling all the booking requests, making changes, cancellation, applying for special services and amenities and follow-ups on request. Call us and check out maximum options on any single route and get the cheapest quote in the market for Hawaiian Airlines.

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