Hawaiian Airlines has signed a codeshare agreement with Air China, China's exclusive national flag carrier.
Announced April 17, the agreement leverages the reach of the two airlines’ respective
hubs in Honolulu
and Beijing to
offer more options and a more streamlined experience for customers traveling to
further destinations, the airlines said in a news release announcing the
The new partnership takes effect following Hawaiian's launch of its
three-times weekly nonstop service to Beijing
on April 16.
The partnership will extend Hawaiian’s network beyond the capital city of
Beijing, giving customers the ability to explore additional domestic
destinations within China
on a single ticket from Honolulu,
according to Hawaiian Airlines president and CEO Mark Dunkerley.
"We also look forward to introducing new customers to our friendly
hospitality and the culture, people, and Aloha Spirit of the Hawaiian Islands,"
Air China officials were equally effusive.
"Air China is dedicated to establishing close
relationships with airlines worldwide,” Mr. Song Zhiyong, CEO of Air
China, said in a news release announcing the agreement. “We believe the
codeshare partnership with Hawaiian Airlines will further
extend the networks of both companies, bring convenience to
passengers from and around China
traveling to the Hawaiian Islands and U.S. Mainland, and to Hawaiian
passengers traveling to Beijing and beyond."
Hawaiian Airlines, Inc. is a subsidiary of Hawaiian
Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: HA). Additional information is available at HawaiianAirlines.com.
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