ANA, Hawaiian Airlines Form Partnership

All Nippon Airways and Hawaiian Airlines have signed an agreement to establish a commercial partnership. Shinichiro Ito, president and CEO of ANA, and Mark Dunkerley, president and CEO of Hawaiian Airlines, met in Tokyo to sign the Letter of Agreement, and agreed to explore bilateral cooperation in areas such as code-sharing, frequent flyer programs, and cargo subject to necessary government approvals. Both airlines will start discussing the details of cooperation hereafter.

As previously announced, ANA will start its service connecting Tokyo’s brand new International terminal of Haneda International Airport (pictured) and Honolulu from October 31 while Hawaiian Airlines will launch its first scheduled operations to Japan, between Honolulu and Haneda on November 17.

Shinichiro Ito said, “We are pleased to welcome Hawaiian as a new entrant to Japan market and be able to cooperate. Hawaii is the largest market between Japan and USA by passengers carried, and is an important leisure market for ANA. Our customers will be able to enjoy a wider network among Hawaii islands by this cooperation.”

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