By Sonia Isotov
Hawaiian Airlines announced yesterday that it will add four weekly nonstop year-round flights direct from Oakland to Maui starting Wednesday, January 11, 2012.
Hawaiian Flight 24 will depart Maui’s Kahului Airport on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays at 1:25 p.m. and arrive at Oakland International Airport at 8:25 p.m. Return Flight 23 will depart Oakland on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays at 8:10 a.m. and arrive at Maui at 11:40 a.m.
To celebrate its new Oakland – Maui service, Hawaiian is offering a special introductory roundtrip fare of $298.40 (plus applicable fees) for travel between January 11 and March 14, 2012. Tickets must be purchased by September 14, 2011.
Kona travelers can also take advantage of a new special introductory fare Hawaiian is offering travelers where there is no extra charge to fly to Kona via Maui.
Passengers on the new Oakland-Maui flights will be flying in wide-body, twin-aisle Boeing 767-300 aircraft which seats up to 264 passengers, with 18 seats in First Class and the remainder in Economy Class.