Hawaiian Air announces new Maui-Los Angeles route

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Hawaiian Airlines announced Monday it will offer daily year-round service between Los Angeles and Maui this summer to answer increasing demand from the Southern California market.

More than 120,000 air seats will be added to both Los Angeles and Maui's travel markets when the new non-stop service launches on July 1, 2014. The new daily service also capitalizes on convenient connections to Hawaii from other cities on the U.S. mainland through Hawaiian Airlines' growing network with airline partners.

"The island of Maui continues to grow as a popular visitor destination and also serves as an ideal transit point for neighbor island and U.S. Mainland travel," said Peter Ingram, Hawaiian Airlines executive vice president and chief commercial officer. "We've seen tremendous demand from both Southern California travelers

The new daily service will be operated by Hawaiian Airlines' wide-body, twin-aisle Airbus 330-200 aircraft, which seats 294 passengers with 18 in First Class and 276 in the Main Cabin.

Tickets for the new Los Angeles-Maui service are available for purchase now.

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