Today, United Airlines flew – for the final time – a Boeing 747 aircraft, the jumbo jet with the unmistakable silhouette that once represented the state-of-the-art in air travel.
Serving as the ultimate throwback, the airline recreated the first 747 flight operated by United in 1970 for today’s historic farewell journey. Flight UA747 departed from San Francisco with service to Honolulu with more than 300 customers, employees and distinguished guests onboard.
From a 1970s-inspired menu to retro uniforms for flight attendants to inflight entertainment befitting of [...]
Hawaiian Airlines, in collaboration with The Walt Disney Studios, unveiled the first of three custom Airbus A330 aircraft being adorned with imagery from the highly anticipated, CG-animated comedy-adventure “Moana.” The inaugural decal design features four characters from the movie on Hawaiian’s fuselage as they take off on a wayfinding journey, including the demigod Maui, the adventurous teenager Moana, and her two friends: Heihei the rooster and Pua the pig.
“At Hawaiian Airlines, we are modern navigators, carrying guests across vast oceans to [...]
Virgin America announced it will its service to Hawai’i with daily nonstop flights from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Honolulu, Oahu on May 5, 2016, and Kahului, Maui on June 14, 2016. This new service adds to the airline’s recently-launched daily service from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Honolulu International Airport (HNL) and Kahului Airport (OGG), allowing for roundtrip connecting service between HNL and John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS) and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA). Virgin [...]
Virgin America began flying from San Francisco to Kahului, Maui with connecting flights from most Virgin America markets. As the only California-based airline, Virgin America will offer Bay Area travelers a fresh and upscale new travel option to Maui. The airline launched service to Honolulu, Hawaii last month. Hawaii continues to be the number one tourism destination from the West Coast, with over 3.3 million visitors in 2014. Virgin America’s service is uniquely tailored to the modern traveler and to the longer-haul Hawaii flight experience. With new aircraft that offer three [...]