The Federal Aviation Administration has approved Southwest Airlines’ plan to start flying to Hawaii. In a January earnings call, Southwest’s chief executive Gary Kelly said he expected up to half of the airline’s anticipated capacity growth in 2019 to come from new Hawaii routes. The flights will start in small Californian airports, possibly as soon as this month.
As a nonprofit news organization, our future depends on listeners like you who believe in the power of public service journalism.
Your investment in Marketplace helps us remain paywall-free and ensures everyone has access to trustworthy, unbiased news and information, regardless of their ability to pay.
Donate today — in any amount — to become a Marketplace Investor. Now more than ever, your commitment makes a difference.