Hawaiian Airlines Signs Agreement for 16 Airbus A321neo Aircraft
Hawaiian Airlines has signed an agreement with Airbus under which it acquire 16 new A321neo aircraft between 2017 and 2020. The agreement between the airline and the aircraft manufacturer includes rights to purchase an additional nine aircraft.
The A321neo will have a range of 3,650 nautical miles and seat approximately 190 passengers in a two-class configuration consisting of first class and coach. The A321neo will complement Hawaiian Airlines’ existing fleet of wide-body, twin-aisle aircraft that are used for flying between the Hawaiian islands and the west coast of the United States.
Hawaiian currently operates a fleet of 43 aircraft, consisting of Airbus A330-200, Boeing 767-300ER, and Boeing 717-200 aircraft. The airline’s existing orders include 13 new A330s from 2013 through 2015, and six next-generation A350XWB-800 aircraft starting in 2017, in addition to the just-announced A321neo order.