Continental Airlines is to launch flights
between Orange County and Maui on 7 March 2010. The airline will
also increase to daily its services between Orange County and
“We continue to see solid demand for travel to
Hawaii,” said Jim Compton, Continental’s executive vice president
of marketing. “We are operating the new flights with the
right-sized aircraft for the market and are confident this new
service will be a success.”
The new Orange County-Maui flight will operate
four times weekly, departing John Wayne Airport (SNA) at 5:20 p.m.
and arriving at Maui’s Kahului Airport (OGG) at 8:05 p.m. The
return flight will depart Maui at 11:10 p.m. and arrive at Orange
County at 7:45 a.m. the next day, except on Saturdays when it will
depart 40 minutes later. Continental will utilize a Boeing 737-700
on the new route with 124 seats, and plans to increase the service
to daily during the summer.
Continental will also increase from four times
weekly to daily its service between John Wayne Airport and the
Honolulu International Airport (HNL). The new flight will depart
Orange County daily at 9 a.m. and arrive at Honolulu at 11:45
a.m., returning from Honolulu at 1 p.m. and arriving at 9:35 p.m.
Continental will operate the new route with a 124-seat Boeing
The new Orange County-Hawaii flights complement
Continental’s previously announced service between Los Angeles and
Maui and a second daily flight between Los Angeles and Honolulu,
beginning 7 March 2010.
Continental operates daily flights to Hawaii
from Los Angeles, New York, Houston and Guam, and
three-times-weekly flights between Hawaii and the Marshall Islands
and Federated States of Micronesia. Beginning 18 December 2009,
Continental will also operate twice-weekly service between
Honolulu and Nadi, Fiji and between Guam and Nadi, Fiji.
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