Hawaiian Airlines reports passenger increase

HONOLULU (AP) - Hawaiian Airlines says more passengers flew its airline in January.

The airline reported Wednesday that it transported 792,009 passengers for the month, an increase of 7.2% compared to the same month a year ago.

The airline says in January more than 80% of seats were filled.

Hawaiian Airlines is Hawaii's biggest airline, providing passenger air service for visitors from the mainland.

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