Hawaiian Airlines gets OK for new service to Japan

HONOLULU (AP) - Hawaiian Airlines has received authorization from Japan's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism to operate new international service to Japan.

The carrier disclosed the development Thursday as it announced the start of ticket sales for its new daily nonstop flights between Honolulu International Airport and Tokyo's Haneda International Airport.

Hawaiian's inaugural flight from Honolulu to Haneda will be Nov. 17, with the inaugural departure from Haneda to Honolulu taking place Nov. 19.

Hawaiian is only U.S. carrier offering flights between Haneda and Hawaii.

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