Tickets are now on sale for Hawaiian Airlines’ new non-stop service between Honolulu and Beijing, its first Mainland China gateway destination, which launches April 16, 2014, subject to government approval.
Along with being a vibrant center of politics, culture and arts and education, Beijing is the capital of the People’s Republic of China and home to world-renowned, historical sites including the Forbidden City, the Temple of Heaven and the Great Wall.
Honolulu to Beijing
Beginning April 16, 2014, subject to government approval, Hawaiian Airlines Flight HA 897 will depart Honolulu International Airport at 12:01 a.m. every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, cross the international dateline, and land at Beijing Capital International Airport at 5:55 a.m. the following day.
Beijing to Honolulu
Beginning April 18, 2014, Flight HA 898 will depart Beijing at 1:05 a.m. every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, cross the international dateline, and arrive in Honolulu at 4:40 p.m. the previous day (Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday).
Travelers in Beijing can book tickets online at www.HawaiianAirlines.com.cn or by calling Hawaiian Airlines’ sales office in Beijing at +86-10-8522-7835. For English-speaking travelers, tickets can be purchased online at www.HawaiianAirlines.com, by calling Hawaiian’s Reservations Department toll-free at (800) 367-5320, or through any travel agent. Hawaiian Airlines customers flying to Beijing from any of its 11 gateway cities in North America can also take advantage of free stopovers in Hawai‘i, giving them added flexibility in planning trips.
The new Beijing-Honolulu service will be operated by Hawaiian Airlines’ wide-body Airbus A330-200 aircraft, seating 294 passengers. Travelers will enjoy an inflight experience not offered by any other airline. From the moment they board, Hawaiian Airlines’ signature Mea Ho‘okipa (translation: I am host) onboard service will engage them throughout the flight with its warm and friendly celebration of the culture, people, and Aloha Spirit of the Hawaiian Islands.
The comfort, roominess and amenities of Hawaiian Airlines’ A330 aircraft will add to the enjoyment of customers’ travel experience on the new route. With high-resolution LCD touch-screen monitors in each seatback, the A330’s state-of-the-art entertainment system lets customers choose from a wide-range of movies, TV programs, music, and video games, while also offering a USB port for the use of their own personal media players. Customers sitting in Business Class will also enjoy iPod compatibility.