Hawaiian Airlines has announced plans to increase its current four-times-weekly service between Oakland, Calif., and Honolulu to a daily flight beginning Jan. 5.
The carrier will also add summer service between Oakland and both Lihue Airport on Kauai and the Kona Airport on the Big Island of Hawaii in 2014.
Beginning June 14 and continuing through Aug. 15, Hawaiian will fly three times a week between Oakland and Lihue while operating four-times-weekly service between Oakland and Kona, boosting capacity to both islands by 18,000 seats during the 10-week service period.
“We want to give travelers in the greater Bay Area even more reason to start dreaming about getting away to our beautiful islands and all there is to enjoy,” Peter Ingram, Hawaiian Airlines executive vice president and COO, said in a statement. “We are also pleased to support Kauai and Hawaii Island’s visitor industries during peak summer season starting next year.”
Hawaiian said increased demand from the San Francisco Bay Area spurred the capacity increase to Honolulu and the new Kauai and Big Island seasonal routes.