Codeshare Flights Between North America, Hawai`i and South East Asia Now on Sale for Travel on or After Dec. 15, 2013
HONOLULU - Dec. 2, 2013 - Hawaiian Airlines, the state`s flag carrier, and China Airlines, the largest airline of Taiwan, today announced that members of both frequent flyer programs, HawaiianMiles and Dynasty Flyer, are able to earn or redeem miles on either carrier for systemwide travel beginning Dec. 15, 2013. The airlines` bilateral codeshare flights, now on sale, allow for seamless booking and check-in on a single ticket for travel between North America, Hawai`i and multiple destinations throughout Asia.
"Through our partnership with China Airlines, we are extending our network and increasing the value of HawaiianMiles to allow members to earn miles and access award travel to more than 15 new cities around the world that Hawaiian doesn`t currently serve," said Vicki Nakata, Hawaiian`s managing director of partnerships and travel products. "We look forward to welcoming a new stream of Dynasty Flyer members onboard to experience our signature onboard hospitality."
Earlier this year, Hawaiian began new non-stop service from Honolulu to Taipei, its seventh Asian gateway destination, with service three days weekly on Sundays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays. Through the codeshare agreement, Hawaiian will now place its two-letter "HA" booking code on the following China Airlines-operated flights:
|Route||China Airlines Flights|
Similarly, China Airlines` two-letter "CI" booking code will appear on Hawaiian Airlines-operated flights including:
|Route||Hawaiian Airlines Flights|
|Taipei-Honolulu||Mondays and Fridays only|
|Honolulu-Taipei||Sundays and Tuesdays only|
In addition to the codeshare agreement, the airlines also completed an interline agreement that allows for seamless travel to additional destinations in Asia such as Okinawa, Manila, Ho Chi Minh City, Hong Kong, and Jakarta. Through the arrangement, travelers can book single-ticket travel combining flights on both carriers and also enjoy one-stop check-in with bags checked through customers` final destinations.
To start earning HawaiianMiles on China Airlines, members must provide their HawaiianMiles number when booking a flight or at check-in. To redeem HawaiianMiles for flights on China Airlines, travelers can call Hawaiian`s reservations center at 1-800-367-5320. New members can enroll for free online at www.HawaiianAirlines.com and take advantage of membership benefits right away.
About Hawaiian Airlines
Hawaiian Airlines has led all U.S. carriers in on-time performance for each of the past nine years (2004-2012) as reported by the U.S. Department of Transportation. Consumer surveys by Condé Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure and Zagat have all ranked Hawaiian the highest of all domestic airlines serving Hawai`i.
Now in its 84th year of continuous service, Hawaiian is Hawai`i`s biggest and longest-serving airline, as well as the largest provider of passenger air service from its primary visitor markets on the U.S. mainland. Hawaiian offers non-stop service to Hawai`i from more U.S. gateway cities (11) than any other airline, along with service from Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Australia, New Zealand, American Samoa, and Tahiti. New non-stop service will begin between Honolulu and Beijing, China in April 2014, subject to government approval. Hawaiian also provides approximately 160 jet flights daily between the Hawaiian Islands.
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Source: Hawaiian Holdings, Inc. via GlobeNewswire