Hawaiian Airlines has a pleasant surprise for all its business class passengers. The airline that operates out of its base In Honolulu recently launched iPad minis as a part of its onboard entertainment option. The airline will install these devices in the Boeing 767-300 series of aircrafts.
Passengers booking business class flights with the airline will get to use this service free of cost. The airline has purchased about 1,500 of these gadgets. It intends to fit them on fourteen Boeing 767 planes that will operate on fourteen different routes. At present, the carrier flies the wide-body 767-300s between Honolulu and Oakland, San Jose, Sacramento, Seattle, Phoenix in the USA, Fukuoka, and Sendai in Japan, Seoul in South Korea, Brisbane in Australia, Papeete in Tahiti, and Pago Pago in American Samoa.
Economy class passengers can use this facility however, with a fee. For these customers the service is subject to availability if not reserved at the time of booking. These devices will only be available to cities in North America, Brisbane in Australia, and Pago Pago in American Samoa.
The airline is popular with its customers for its excellent in-flight hospitality. With the launch of this service, it has gone a step ahead to offer an enriching experience to its business travelers. The aim to add iPad minis as an option is to make their journey more pleasurable and enjoyable.
The airline has offered the contract to Bluebox Avionics, a company that specializes in providing portable on-board entertainment solutions to airlines worldwide.