first_imgGo back to the e-newsletterVirgin America has announced daily nonstop flight from Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Honolulu, Oahu starting 5 May 2016, and Kahului, Maui starting 14 June 2016. This new service adds to the airline’s recently launched daily service from San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to Honolulu International Airport (HNL) and Kahului Airport (OGG), allowing for roundtrip connecting services between HNL and John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK), Las Vegas McCarran International Airport (LAS) and Seattle-Tacoma International Airport (SEA).The Aloha State is the ‘most wanted’ destination by members of Virgin America’s Elevate loyalty programme and Hawaii continues to be the number one tourism destination from the West Coast, with over 3.3 million visitors in 2014.The new LAX-Hawaii flights are on sale now. As of tomorrow, Elevate members can redeem reward flights to Hawaii – with no black-out dates, for as few as 8278 points. Members can earn more points by signing up for the Virgin America Visa Signature Credit Card.“Since we launched our Hawaii service last year, we’ve seen first hand why it is one of the most popular leisure destinations among West Coast traversable. The guest response to our new routes has been extremely positive, which is why we are so pleased to announce that we are expanding our non-stop service to the Los Angeles market,” said Virgin America President and Chief Executive Officer, David Cush. “This new service from LAX not only brings this world class destination to our guests and Elevate members in the Los Angeles area, it opens up a number of roundtrip connecting flights to markets across the country.”“Virgin America is providing more airline choice and competition to our great state, and we could not be more pleased that they are already adding more routes to the Hawaiian Islands from Los Angeles – our largest originating travel market,” said Governor David Ige. “We look forward to Virgin America’s continued growth and success in serving travellers visiting the Islands.”“The addition of more seats flying direct between Los Angeles and Honolulu and Los Angeles and Kahului will not only expand the availability to more islands, but provide our visitors with another excellent airline option. We are thrilled to have this easy access for both visitors and residents flying between the West Coast and Hawaii,” said George D. Szigeti, President and CEO of the Hawaii Tourism Authority.Go back to the e-newsletterlast_img read more

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