Southwest Airlines Announces Intention To Serve Hawaii

A new Southwest Airlines 737-8MAX

Southwest Airlines announced on Wednesday that it has plans to begin selling tickets in 2018 for service to Hawaii with an ultimate goal of extended operations.

The carrier intends to start ticket sales next year. "We're excited because it really means that they're making an investment that Hawaii is a good place to do business", said Ige.

Hawaiian Airlines issued this statement: "We are no stranger to competition".

The Honolulu Star-Advertiser reports that the Dallas-based airline made the announcement on Tuesday, and its officials say it will soon begin the public application process to obtain the Federal Aviation Administration certification that allows aircraft to operate to and from the mainland and Hawaii. "We're thrilled to bring Hawaii next year as an option to more than 115 million Customers who already fly with us, annually", said Mike Van de Ven, Chief Operating Officer.

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U.S. low-priced giant Southwest Airlines will begin sales for Hawaii flights in 2018, and will serve the popular leisure destination from California.

Though the airline has not indicated what routes it will offer to the state, airline officials say they are also evaluating the possibility of offering flights between the islands.

Many more offer fights with one or more stops along the way, though.

At the beginning of this month, Southwest became the first airline in North America to launch scheduled service utilizing Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft across its existing network, bringing increased levels of efficiency and range over Next Generation Boeing 737 models.

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American, United, Delta, Alaska Airlines and Hawaiian Airlines all offer service to and from Hawaii, and analysts will be watching to see if Southwest's entry has any effect on prices. Those Southwest shockwaves of our terrific value and bar-setting Customer Service will be a game-changing addition in the US transpacific market.

Southwest says its capacity plans for 2018 remain unchanged with the Hawaii announcement.

However, the ETOPS certified 737-800 airplanes will initially fly the routes so that the launch date can be accelerated.

Because this will be big news for the media and our Investors who have also waited for this day, we've also posted video of the Employee announcement on swamedia.com, where you'll also be able to read our news release.

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Now we know where Southwest Airlines wants to take its brand-new Boeing planes: Hawaii.

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