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… Read full article

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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… Read full article

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What are this year’s top ten airline liveries? TheDesignAir judge panel has once again voted for their favorites, with each livery receiving a rating out of 100. According to the site,  “this year some familiar faces return, and some get booted out of the top 10, and there are even a few new arrivals. Why do… Read full article

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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… Read full article

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I just received this offer from Bank of America for a free $15 gift card from BestBuy, Starbucks, or Target for using my new Hawaiian Airlines card for a mobile, internet, insurance, or cable payment by May 31, 2013. *To be eligible for this offer, your account must be open with charging privileges and you… Read full article

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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… Read full article

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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… Read full article

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From Travelzoo, Hawaiian and United have slashed prices on flights from the US to Hawaii for travel in February, March, and April. Flights start at $350 roundtrip with tax and the best deals seem to be from NYC-Hawaii. Honolulu is the cheapest destination but Kona, Lihue, and Maui are pricing for only $10-$15 additional per… Read full article

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Hawaiian announced yesterday that they will be adding “three weekly flights to the existing daily flight schedule for travel between Honolulu and Sydney in April and May 2013 to accommodate increased travel demand. In total, there will be 26 extra flights from April 3 to June 1, 2013 using 294-seat Airbus A330-200 aircraft.” Remember, you can… Read full article

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The Hawaiian Airlines fare sale on direct flights from JFK to Honolulu is still live with several dates in December, January, and February pricing at $382 inclusive of taxes and fees.  Hawaiian allows you to search by month, making it easy to find dates where the sale pricing is still available.  United has not matched… Read full article

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United currently has some great fares to Honolulu during November and December, though of course any dates around Christmas are excluded and price at almost triple the cost.  Using United’s “My Dates are Flexible” option, you can find the $421 fare available below: November Note that Thanksgiving is just a little bit more from $442… Read full article

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