Hawaiian Airlines is responding to the increased demand for its service to Papeete, Tahiti by changing aircraft on the route from the 264-seat Boeing 767-300ER to its 294-seat Airbus A330-200, adding 30 more seats to the weekly service. The change will be made effective November 2.
In addition to increased capacity, Hawaiian Airlines is also adjusting its flight schedule on the Papeete route with departure and arrival times moved one hour earlier. Beginning November 2, Hawaiian Airlines Flight HA 481 will depart Honolulu International Airport at 3:35 p.m. every Saturday, and land at Faa‘ā International Airport at 9:30 p.m.
The return Flight HA 482 will depart Papeete at 11:30 p.m. every Saturday and will arrive in Honolulu at 5:15 a.m. the following morning on Sunday. The new flight schedule also allows travelers to board the popular Paul Gauguin Cruise Ships in Tahiti.
A330 Special Amenities Hawaiian Airlines’ A330 offers amenities that have popular with its customers, highlighted by the personal on-demand entertainment system for each seat, increased legroom and the roomy interior.