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Southwest Airlines Hawaii Destinations Announced!

In a statement posted to their website, four new destinations were confirmed as the new Southwest Airlines Hawaii routes. While we knew that routes were in the works, up until now we didn’t know how many or where. The Four New Southwest Airlines Hawaii Routes HNL Honolulu (island of Oahu) OGG Kahului (Maui) LIH Lihue (Kauai) KOA Kona (Hawaii’s “Big Island”) Also shared in the statement: While we do not yet have details to share on exact dates or routes, they do represent our initial footprints and top priorities for the […]

DOT Sends Delta To The Back of The Line Again On Haneda

There have been a whole bunch of chapters in the saga to find a home for the last non-operating frequency between the US and Tokyo’s Haneda airport.  Delta had the slot for a while and was operating the bare minimum of service from Seattle to keep the slot.  American Airlines lobbied for the slot, badgering the DOT about it until Delta finally gave the slot up. Delta waited until the exact day when American was supposed to launch service and poked American back, petitioning the DOT to take the slot […]