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Hawaiian Airlines Will No Longer Weigh Passengers at Check-in for American Samoa Flight

A Hawaiian 767. Photo by Dylan Ashe, used with permission.

A few days ago, I wrote about Hawaiian’s policy on their flights form Honolulu to Pago Pago, American Samoa. The flight is the only one in Hawaiian’s system that does not allow seat selection at online check-in, and Hawaiian also weighed passengers at check-in before assigning them a seat. This drew some complaints, and two passengers filed a…

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Hawaiian Airlines is Weighing Passengers at Check-In For One of Their Routes

A Hawaiian Airlines 767. Photo by Simon_sees, used with permission.

Hawaiian Airlines operates a flight between Honolulu and Pago Pago, American Samoa every Monday and Friday. According to Radio New Zealand, the airline has now put a stop to online seat assignments on this flight. Instead, Hawaiian Airlines are weighing passengers at check-in before assigning them a seat.  Hawaiian cited weight distribution as the reason for…

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From Terrible to Mediocre – Airlines Improve On-Time Record

Apparently, 78% of flights on the leading airlines arrived “on time” in July – up 3% from June, with Hawaiian, Delta and Alaska topping the charts, and Spirit and Frontier bringing up the rear.  78% seems pretty high, since you constantly hear about people complaining about flight delays, missed connections, etc. Of course, the big…

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DOT: Delta Can Keep SEA-HND…but it’s AA’s if the flight isn’t operated daily!

The DOT has completed their review of Delta’s SEA-HND slots after formal requests from both American and Hawaiian. The decision states that Delta will get to maintain their daily slot pair in the interest of “consumer competition”, however they will have new requirements placed upon them including operating the flight 7 days a week, 365 days…

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Delta Responds to AA’s Threat to Take Away SEA Tokyo Slots

Delta has formally responded to both American and Hawaiian’s bids to take away their Seattle (SEA) – Haneda (HND) slots. In the 33 page response, Delta said that: American and Hawaiian’s efforts to strip Seattle and Washington State of their only Haneda flight and move the slots to abundantly served states in California and Hawaii…

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Up to 1,000 AA or UA Miles per Night for Hotel Bookings & 1,000 Miles for Signing Up with Rocketmiles

Rocketmiles is a unique new option that’s now available when looking to book hotels. The site offers a minimum of 1,000 miles for each night of your stay, meaning a 5 night stay nets you a minimum of 5,000 miles. I was actually able to find several properties earning 4,000 miles per night or 20,000…

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Earn 500 Bonus United or Delta Miles with PointsHound through March

PointsHound is offering an additional 500 bonus miles in any of their associated frequent flier programs (United, Delta, Hawaiian, Aeromexico, airBaltic) with any hotel booking made through the end of March. PointsHound provides a unique double dip service whereby they allow users to earn miles with select airline partners in addition to hotel points (and…

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Hawaiian’s New HNL-Auckland Flight…Award Availability with AA, DL, or HA?

Yesterday marked the beginning of Hawaiian’s New Zealand service via a nonstop flight from Honolulu to Auckland. The flight will have 3x weekly service this spring and summer before being upgraded to 4x weekly later this fall. So, how is the award availability using AA or DL miles? The short answer is that Economy is amazing (on…

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