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21:30  04 march  2019
21:30  04 march  2019 Source:   travelpulse.com

Shutdown Stalls Southwest Airlines Plan to Begin Hawaii Service

Shutdown Stalls Southwest Airlines Plan to Begin Hawaii Service Efforts by Southwest Airlines Co. to begin flights to Hawaii have fallen victim to the government shutdown. The carrier has done all it can to secure certification to begin service but can’t move forward without approval from the Federal Aviation Administration for extended flights over water, or ETOPS, the Dallas-based airline said in a statement Monday. Southwest set no new timeline for selling tickets or beginning Hawaii flights. “The groups within the FAA that oversee ETOPS authorizations are furloughed, and our next steps require their direct participation and oversight,” the carrier said.

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Efforts by Southwest Airlines Co. to begin flights to Hawaii have fallen victim to the government shutdown. The carrier has done all it can to secure According to the carrier’s official website, the service between Oakland, California, and Honolulu that launches March 17 is officially on sale for as

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Travelers who want to visit Hawaii will now have an even cheaper alternative as Southwest Airlines has finally opened sales on flights.

According to the carrier’s official website, the service between Oakland, California, and Honolulu that launches March 17 is officially on sale for as low as $49 for one-way fares. Travelers should act quickly, as the lowest fares are expected to sell out.

When compared to Hawaiian Airlines, a one-way connecting flight on the same route on the same day would cost $218. Nonstop flights on the same route with Hawaiian will cost $275, making Southwest’s introductory rate less than a quarter the price of its competition.

Southwest Airlines Hawaii Flights On Hold Due to Government Shutdown

Southwest Airlines Hawaii Flights On Hold Due to Government Shutdown Southwest can't sell tickets to Hawaii until they get full ETOPS approval which was stalled by the shutdown.

Tickets on sale now for new Southwest Airlines Hawaii flights beginning March 17. The airline 's first flights to Hawaii begin in March from Oakland to 24 that the government shutdown put the Hawaii flights approval process at a "total standstill.'' He said Southwest had a shot at beginning flights by.

When compared to Hawaiian Airlines , a one-way connecting flight on the same route on the same day would cost 8. Nonstop flights on the same Just days later, Southwest started promoting Hawaii service from California on its website. While the majority of specific routes are not yet available

Southwest officials announced service from San Jose to Honolulu and Kahului will start in May.

In February, the Federal Aviation Administration approved the low-cost carrier’s request to fly to the Hawaiian Islands. Just days later, Southwest started promoting Hawaii service from California on its website.

While the majority of specific routes are not yet available for purchase, the airline revealed it plans to offer nonstop service to Hawaii from key California hubs, including Oakland, San Diego, San Jose and Sacramento.

As for the likely destinations in Hawaii, Southwest officials said the carrier would serve Honolulu, Kahului, Kona and Lihue, in addition to providing interisland service.

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Southwest Airlines Begins Promoting Hawaii Flights on Website.
The tickets are not on sale yet, though.

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