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Hawaiian Airlines’ Announces Premium Airport Service & Apartment 1929 Lounge

Hawaiian Airlines is shaking up the travel experience at Honolulu’s Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL) with its latest offering, their Premium Airport Service, as reported by Sean Cudahy. Unlike traditional airline perks tied to elite status or ticket class, this service is available to all Hawaiian Airlines passengers, promising a seamless and indulgent journey through the airport for a fee.

Elevated Departure Experience

Departing from HNL can now be a seamless and luxurious experience with Hawaiian’s Premium Airport Service. From curbside greeting by a dedicated host to priority baggage handling and expedited TSA checkpoint access, travelers can bid farewell to long queues and stress. Those departing from Terminal 2 even enjoy private buggy service to their gate, ensuring a swift and hassle-free transition. And the cherry on top? Access to Hawaiian’s exclusive new lounge, Apartment 1929, where guests can relax in style before their flight.

The Departure service from HNL airport

• Pre-arrival check-in on your behalf
• Curbside greeting by your host, whether arriving at the terminal or rental car facility
• Priority baggage handling
• Expedited queuing through TSA
• Exclusive access to Apt. 1929 with curated liquor menu by James Beard Award winning Bar Leather Apron
• Pre-ordered meal service
• Shower reservation
• Private escort to your gate (for flights departing from Terminal 2, private driver service provided)
• Option to board the aircraft first

Arrival Bliss

For those touching down in Honolulu, the Premium Airport Service offers a warm aloha welcome. A Hawaiian representative greets passengers at the aircraft door, assisting with baggage and providing a private escort to transportation or your car rental. Forget about waiting at baggage claim; Hawaiian Airlines will deliver your luggage directly to your Oahu hotel, allowing you to start your island adventure without delay.

The arrival service at HNL airport

• Priority baggage handling
• Aircraft door greeting by your host
• Assistance with hand carry luggage
• Premium lei greeting
• Coordination with transportation
• Private escort to transportation (for flights arriving at Terminal 2 or guests with a rental car reservation, private driver service provided)
• Baggage delivery to your final Oahu location

Seamless Connections

Traveling through HNL on a layover? Hawaiian’s Premium Airport Service has you covered. From priority baggage handling to private buggy assistance within the airport facility from Terminal 2, connecting passengers can relax and unwind between flights. Plus, access to the exclusive Apartment 1929 lounge ensures a tranquil oasis amidst the hustle and bustle of the airport. The option to board the aircraft first is also extended to guests.

The Connection service through HNL airport

• Priority baggage handling
• Aircraft door greeting by your host
• Assistance with hand-carry luggage
• Private driver service within the airport facility for guests arriving at Terminal 2
• Premium lei greeting for guests with a final destination in Hawaii
• Exclusive access to Apt. 1929 with curated liquor menu by James Beard Award winning Bar Leather Apron, time permitting
• Option to board the aircraft first

Introducing Apartment 1929 Lounge

The pièce de résistance of Hawaiian’s new premium ground experience is Apartment 1929, a sophisticated lounge named in honor of the airline’s founding year. Located near the Plumeria Lounge in Terminal 1, Apartment 1929 offers an intimate retreat for travelers seeking comfort and refinement. With a curated food menu that you can pre-order from and a cocktail list crafted by James Beard award-winning bar, Leather Apron, guests can indulge in culinary delights while soaking in the serene ambiance. The lounge’s chic design, featuring indoor and outdoor seating areas, ensures a relaxing environment, complete with shower facilities for freshening up before your journey.


Apt 1929 Seating Area


Apt 1929 Shower Facilities


Apt 1929 Food


Apt 1929 Outdoor Seating

Is It Worth It?

While Hawaiian’s Premium Airport Service comes with a hefty price tag starting at $500 for a party of two, the convenience and luxury it provides may be worth it for those seeking a stress-free travel experience. Whether you’re celebrating a special occasion or simply craving a more refined airport experience, Hawaiian Airlines’ new premium service and Apartment 1929 lounge promise to elevate your journey from start to finish.

Final Thoughts

Two Boldly go is hopeful that this signals Hawaiian Airlines’ continued commitment to enhancing the travel experience for all travelers. The introduction of their new 787 to service will give them additional opportunity to showcase their ho‘okipa (service) with Hawaiian style.


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n short, the introduction of its Premium Airport Service and of the Apartment 1929 lounge is step in the right direction. Especially for travelers seeking a more personalized and indulgent way to navigate the airport, Hawaiian Airlines delivers with a tailored service, offering comfort, convenience, and relaxation. So, if you are looking for splurge on your next Hawaiian get away then why not treat yourself to a VIP experience? After all, the journey should be just as enjoyable as the destination.

To Reserve, Contact Hawaiian Airlines at 1 (808) 470-3988 (Monday to Friday from 8am to 5pm HST) or at [email protected].

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