Hawaiian Airlines adding six new A330s to fleet plan

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hawaiian Airlines has increased the number of Airbus A330-200 aircrafts it will add to its fleet from 10 to 16.

The additional six aircrafts, three of which are already in service, will carry 294 passengers each in a two-class configuration. That's 30 more passengers per aircraft than its fleet of Boeing 767-300ER aircraft.

"These additional widebody A330s further cement our commitment to providing the highest quality product in our markets. They will also give us more flexibility as we pursue domestic and international expansion opportunities and replace our existing long-haul fleet in the coming years," Hawaiian Airlines president and CEO Mark Dunkerley said. "With their superior operating capabilities and efficiency, new A330s are universally regarded as one of the most attractive aircraft available today."

The A330 aircrafts will be delivered between 2012 and 2015.

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