- June 22, 2021
- Posted by: Stratford Team
- Category: Business
Business has nearly returned to pre-pandemic levels for Hawaiian Airlines, even with no news for when international travel can resume.
During a livestreamed interview Monday, Hawaiian Airlines CEO Peter Ingram said the number of people traveling to Hawaii is returning to normal and has, in some cases, even surpassed pre-pandemic rates.
“We’re not fully recovered yet. We really need the international part of the business to come back,” Ingram said. “If you think about our business before the pandemic, we had about 55% of our revenue came from North America. That part of our business has substantially recovered at this point. In the month of June, we’re actually flying about 12 or 13% more capacity to North America destinations than we did in June 2019.”
Ingram said the demographic profile of visitors is returning to something similar to 2019, as well. When travel reopened in October…