Good news for Filipinos!
They can now fly nonstop to Hawaii in a wide body Boeing 767-300ER that can seat up to 267 passengers. The flights will be every Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and will depart Manila at 7:00 pm. Arrival in Hawaii will be at 11:15 am on the same day since the Philippines is 18 hours ahead of Hawaii and the flight crosses the international dateline.
The round trip tickets are initially priced at $499 + fees and taxes.
The inaugural flight from Manila to Honolulu will be on April 17, 2008 and 100 business leaders are expected to be on board.
Hawaiian Airlines is currently the topnotch company in US Airline Quality ratings for 2007 and has consistently led in on time performance from 2004~2007.