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Loads To Hawaii..  
User currently offlineAdam84 From United States of America, joined Jul 1999, 1400 posts, RR: 2
Posted (13 years 3 months 1 day 11 hours ago) and read 1262 times:

This has been on the back of my mind for the past few days..

Does anyone know what the flights to Hawaii are looking like. For a state that is so heavily dependent on tourism they must be getting hit hard right now.


Thanks

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User currently offlineB747-337M From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 1, posted (13 years 3 months 1 day 10 hours ago) and read 1210 times:

I walked by the UA gates at SFO on Saturday and they were in an oversold situation asking for volunteers for their HNL flight.

User currently offlineJet-a gasguy From United States of America, joined Dec 2000, 266 posts, RR: 1
Reply 2, posted (13 years 3 months 1 day 8 hours ago) and read 1171 times:

Just fueled a United 757 today. Total load for the Maui to LA flight..........6 passengers! YIKES! Flights coming in to Maui have been around 50-75% capacity. Hope things pick up.

Jet-A gasguy



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User currently offlineTango-Bravo From United States of America, joined Jun 2001, 3806 posts, RR: 29
Reply 3, posted (13 years 3 months 23 hours ago) and read 1117 times:

Based upon the "e-fare" web specials to Hawaii that United has regularly offered since July (when I subscribed) I would surmise that they have had plenty of empty seats to sell to the Aloha state. Given the unsettled state of the U.S. economy, I would guess that the high cost of Hawaii has many vacationers seeking sun n' surf looking to more affordable destinations like Mexico at this point in time.

User currently offlineAirbus380 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 4, posted (13 years 3 months 20 hours ago) and read 1067 times:

HNL is always packed whether its for tourism or for business. Also, it is a quick 3-day weekend getaway for people on the west coast.

User currently offlineN839MH From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 376 posts, RR: 0
Reply 5, posted (13 years 3 months 18 hours ago) and read 1038 times:

Well, this is definetly a great time to do the Hula!!!

Delta running about 50-60% load factor.



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User currently offlineTsully From United States of America, joined Mar 2001, 651 posts, RR: 4
Reply 6, posted (13 years 3 months 18 hours ago) and read 1036 times:

Loads? What loads? Under any other circumstance, this would be an NRSA's dream...

I barely got on the plane to and from HNL on September 9th/10th. If I were to standby now, I'd get F-class without a problem.

It's not usual for non-revs to hope for heavy loads, but I must admit I'd love to see some overbooked flights right about now for the sake of my company...

sully



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User currently offlinePenguinflies From United States of America, joined Apr 2000, 990 posts, RR: 0
Reply 7, posted (13 years 3 months 18 hours ago) and read 1034 times:

Hotels in in HNL are running 20% capacity with the lowest I heard was 4%.

US flights are not doing too bad, it's JAL and ANA flights that are getting load factors in the 5% range for a 747.


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