Hawaiian Launches Non-Stop Maui to San Fran Flights
By Wendy Osher
Today (Nov. 20) is Hawaiian Airlines’ planned launch date of non-stop service between San Francisco International Airport and Kahului Airport on Maui.
Airline officials say the expanded service will add more than 210,000 seats to both markets annually.
The plan for the Bay Area route was announced in August in response to “robust demand.”
The San Francisco to Maui route begins as a four-times-weekly service, and will increase to daily service on Dec. 17, 2014.
The route will utilize the airline’s wide-body, twin-aisle Airbus 330-200 aircraft, that has a capacity to carry 294 passengers.
The following schedule was released by the airline for the route:
4x/Week Service from Nov. 20 to Dec. 16, 2014:
|Flight||Route||Departure||Arrival||Frequency||Start Date||End Date|
|HA 42||OGG-SFO||2:55 p.m.||9:55 p.m.||Sun, Thurs, Fri, Sat||Nov. 20, 2014||Dec. 16, 2014|
|HA 41||SFO-OGG||9:50 a.m.||1:15 p.m.||Sun, Mon, Fri, Sat||Nov. 21, 2014||Dec. 17, 2014|
Daily Service beginning Dec. 17 & 18, 2014:
|HA 42||OGG-SFO||2:55 p.m.||9:55 p.m.||Daily||Dec. 17, 2014|
|HA 41||SFO-OGG||9:50 a.m.||1:15 p.m.||Daily||Dec. 18, 2014|
In June, Hawaiian Airlines announced plans to expand summer flights aboard its newest interisland operation, ‘Ohana by Hawaiian, by including the island of Maui in its network of routes.
The expanded service includes daily flights from Kahului on Maui to Molokaʻi, Kona, and Hilo, aboard the airline’s 48-seat ATR-42 turboprop planes operated by Empire Airlines.
The airline also announced the addition of a summer flight between Honolulu and Molokaʻi, bringing to four the number of flights offered per day between the two islands.In May, the company began daily year-round service between Los Angeles and Maui; and in June, Hawaiian Airlines launched a second daily flight between the locations for the summer months between June 30 and Sept. 3, 2014.
In addition to the Maui service, Hawaiian Airlines launched non-stop summer service in June between LA and Līhu’e, Kaua’i and LA and Kona on Hawai’i Island, with all four main Hawaiian islands having service to Southern California for the summer.