20. June 2011 10:39
United Airlines recently launched a new daily nonstop service between Los Angeles International Airport and Hilo, Hawai'i effective June 9, 2011.
The airline also started its once-weekly nonstop service to Hilo from San Francisco effective June 11, 2011.
So far, the Continental Airlines has been providing nonstop service to Hilo from the US mainland. Besides, the airline has also been providing its flight services to Honolulu, Kahului, Kona and Lihue cities in Hawai'i.
Jim Compton, Executive Vice President and Chief Revenue Officer of United Continental Holdings, Inc., said, “Together, United and Continental have served Hawai'i for more than six decades, and this new nonstop service provides our customers with more extensive access to the island. We are excited to strengthen our presence in the Hawai'ian community and are proud to be the only carrier to offer nonstop service to Hilo from the mainland.”
Currently, the United Airlines provides more mainline service to the islands than any other US carrier. The airline is serving Hawai'i since 1947 from its hubs at Los Angeles , San Francisco, Denver, Houston, Chicago and New York/Newark.
Los Angeles to Hilo
Departure: 5 pm – Arrival: 7.40 pm
Hilo to Los Angeles
Departure: 8.55 pm – Arrival: 5.15 am (next day)