Carty to rejoin Hawaiian Holdings, Hawaiian Airlines boards

Hawaiian Holdings, Inc., the parent company of Hawaiian Airlines, Inc., has announced the return of Donald J. Carty to both companies´ boards of directors, the company said.

Carty, a seasoned airline executive, has served on the Hawaiian Holdings board twice before, from July 2004 to February 2007 and again from April 2008 to May 2011.

Carty most recently served as chairman of the board of Virgin America, Inc., a position he held from 2006-2016 until the acquisition of Virgin America by Alaska Airlines was consummated.

Hawaiian Airlines, now in its 88th year of continuous service, is a provider of passenger air service from its primary visitor markets on the US Mainland. Hawaiian offers non-stop service to Hawai´i from 11 US gateway cities, along with service from Japan, South Korea, China, Australia, New Zealand, American Samoa and Tahiti.

Hawaiian also provides approximately 160 jet flights daily between the Hawaiian Islands, with a total of more than 200 daily flights system-wide.

Hawaiian Airlines is a subsidiary of Hawaiian Holdings.