Stock in Hawaiian Airlines added to Russell 3000 Index

HONOLULU (KHNL) - Hawaiian Airlines has led the nation in on time performance for the past four years and now its setting its sights to becoming a leading stock in the global market.

Hawaiian Holdings, Inc parent company of Hawaiian Airlines has been added to the Russell 3000 Index.

The Russell 3000 Index measures the performance of the largest 3000 common stocks incorporated in the U.S. and its territories. The index was constructed to provide a comprehensive barometer of the broad market. Every year it is adjusted to capture new and growing equities.

"Being added to the Russell 3000 Index is a major accomplishment for Hawaiian. It is recognition of our achievements, growth and Hawaiian's strengthened market position in our industry," commented Mark Dunkerley, president and chief executive officer.

An industry leader with $4.4 trillion in current assets, the Russell 3000 serves as the U.S. component to the Russell Global Index, both indexes are widely used by investment managers and institutional investors.