Hawaiian Air’s Matheny on adding capacity where it counts

Perhaps best known for its role in connecting commodity flows between the contiguous United States and the Hawaiian Islands, Hawaiian Air Cargo is doubling down on its intra-island cargo service with the introduction of dedicated freighters. Driven in part by booming e-commerce demand spurring demand for perishable flows into and off the islands, last summer […]

Hawaiian Airlines Cargo goes paperless

In a move to go paperless and update its system, Hawaiian Airlines Cargo switched to the new cloud-based IT operating platform, SmartKargo, in late June. The technology is said to create a 50 percent cut in the carrier’s overall transaction completion time. Using a cloud-based operating system also creates the ability to distribute the program […]

Hawaiian expands in transpacific arena

Hawaiian Air Cargo does not appear to pay close attention to International Air Transport Association traffic statistics and forecasts. The Honolulu-based carrier has seen its cargo business grow 20 percent in the first quarter of this year, comfortably ahead of the modest growth that IATA registered for its worldwide members in the period. “We have […]
  • May 28, 2014