Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from New York to Hawaii
Hawaiian Airlines, United Airlines and Air New Zealand have all waived their change and cancellation fees on flights from New York to Hawaii. Confirm policies on booking site.
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Hacker Fares allow you to combine one-way tickets in order to save you money over a traditional round-trip ticket. You could then fly to Hawaii with an airline and back to New York with another airline.
Sometimes travel dates aren't set in stone. If your preferred travel dates have some wiggle room, flexible dates will show you all the options when flying to Hawaii from New York up to 3 days before/after your preferred dates. You can then pick the flights that suit you best.
Scores according to KAYAK customer reviews
Cons: "More staffing for check in. Reduced baggage rate. No additional fees. tv features"
Cons: "High price for mediocre seat"
Cons: "Didn’t like sitting on tarmac for 40 minutes after arriving. Got very warm and uncomfortable to breathe"
Pros: "I lucked out getting an exit row. The gate agents were wet nice."
Pros: "Thank you so much for getting my confused and forgetful mother in law onto the right plane and back and forth from the gates."
Cons: "Don’t know"
Cons: "4 hours late"
Pros: "The crew was good, boarding was on the right time. It was a good flight."
Cons: "Only if there was free entertainment and free food."
Pros: "Accommodation and sevice was good."
Cons: "Cold in a plane"
Cons: "Mobile boarding pass workflow is terrible. I got stuck in a loop where I had to sign back in but was told it’s too late to check in (which I had already done day before) so had to get a paper ticket from gate agent."
Cons: "We sat onboard for two hours not being told at first what the holdup was. We were then told there was an issue getting a motorized wheelchair stored in cargo. The only indication about the delay was this. If a customer is traveling with this need I would presume the airline knows in advance so why was it a problem and a surprise which delayed a plane full of people for two hours. People missed connections etc. Not good! And barely any updates"
Pros: "Stewardess were very nice and helpful"
Cons: "Getting thru security in nyc was very backed up That’s not your Fault tho"
Cons: "You need to do a better job at facilitating/improving your bag tagging process. Also please prioritize accordingly so that passengers with short connection times are served first."
Cons: "All good"
Pros: "All the ladies (and the pilot) who helped us were so lovely and helpful! Thanks for such a wonderful experience ❤"
Cons: "She was a very unfriendly woman Not apologizing for running into his foot He fell asleep and didn’t realize he nput his foot in walkway"
Cons: "The whole experience."
Pros: "Alaska Airlines was efficient & friendly, former Virgin Airlines plane."
Pros: "Simple ways that make the atmosphere in the air a little more welcoming and friendlier."
Cons: "Check in was a disaster. The kiosks were all broken. No one gave us any info. 2 people were checking in a long line. Not good."
Pros: "Thistle plane was spacious and had a lot of legroom in economy cabin."
Cons: "thereay behave been ipads to watch movies on but not sure if you had to pay. No screens on seat backs, but I actually find that pleasant."
Pros: "1 hour early"
Cons: "It left 3 hours late . No free email or Facebook"
Pros: "Clean, staff was professional, attentive and friendly."
Cons: "No vegan food options and they ran out of tea 2.5 hrs before landing."
Pros: "They were very hospitable and humorous"
Cons: "It was about half the price of other major airlines. So naturally I expected the worst. Turns out it was better than many airlines I flown in the past."
Cons: "the person nwxt to me was hesitant to stand ip when I wanted to go bathroom. Ither than that I lived it. Attendants were super nice which makes experience different."
Cons: "No free snacks anymore, that’s a bummer."
Cons: "Screaming baby. And it took forever to board the plane."
Pros: "Early arrival and smooth landing."
Cons: "No more complimentary glass of wine or beer. Early arrival and unfortunately couldn’t get to a gate. Baggage claim carousel was broken and had to be moved to another. Meanwhile my friend was being hassled by security for waiting for me."
Pros: "The food order concept"
Cons: "No food, not even snacks, despite the long fligjt"
Pros: "Love Alaska Air!!"
Pros: "Smooth Trip, nice staff."
Cons: "seat tight and not too comfortable. Fixed armrest on aisle make it hard to get out of."
Cons: "At boarding, when overhead bins are full, you cannot force passengers to check their bags if they had planned not to. I was in a rush when I land and because it was delayed too I did not want to also have to wait for my bag at baggage claim. I was completely late to an event I was to be at."
Cons: "Bathroom was disgusting, there wasn’t a trash so people threw their hand towels on the floor."
Pros: "Everything, overall an amazing experience."
Pros: "We got in early!"
Cons: "We didn't get any advance warning that we'd be in more than a half hour early, so my ride came. . . after I'd waited for half an hour:-("
Pros: "Loved the spirit of everyobe"
Pros: "Service, nice plan and easy ride to Honolulu."
Cons: "I don't the seating arrangement in a 737-800. Three rows on each side makes the window and middle passenger very uncomfortable."
Pros: "I liked that they have Danny devito has a mascot"
Pros: "Staff was great"
Cons: "No wifi made it harder keep 4 yr old happy"
Pros: "Better than United and no stopover in SFO."
Pros: "Coconut chicken was actually pretty good"
Pros: "We were able to sit at the exit. It was perfect!"
Pros: "boarding and disembark were good for premier as was seating comfort"
Cons: "There is no substitute for a wide body aircraft"
Cons: "no place to add redress # at kiosk. no option for exit row upgrade. sat window seat both way. Smashed against window."
Pros: "Friendly and courteous attendants"
Pros: "Very pleasant trip. Everything went very smooth. Will fly again with you."
Cons: "Communication with our delay...NOT TOO GOOD"
Cons: "No worries with Hawaiian Airlines’ staff and service … the “free meal” (sandwich) was unexpected, tasty and something not found on other domestic carriers."
Pros: "The entertainment would not work on my laptop"
Cons: "help for getting the entertainment to work"
Pros: "Crew kept you informed."
Cons: "All went well"
Pros: "PLane was clean, boarding went fast, meals and snacks were decent."
Cons: "The sound system was turned up too loud. Did not appreciate being bombarded with advertising on the entertainment system, on the Loud speakers as cabin crew hawked the company credit card etc"
Pros: "Selection of films good. Thankful for complimentary earphones. Thankful for pillow and blanket too."
Cons: "Food. Sandwich was terrible. Couldn’t figure what kind of of filling it had. Bread hard and difficult to bite. Not enough restrooms. Aisle is narrow. When waiting for restroom behind row 35(?) they are standing and waiting and bumping into people sitting in rows 28+."
Pros: "Crew ok"
Pros: "I love"
Pros: "Nothing. I slept 70 percent of the way but these two adults ad their brat kid kept kicking seats and the father was the worse.it wasn’t a horrible trip but I think the father was the oddest. He kept changing his seat next to mine. But overall I slept 70 percent of the time."
Cons: "I would have had a manager that was the boss of the stewardesses so people weren’t seat jumping around the whole time."
Pros: "Soft landing"
Cons: "Forgetful cruisemembers, phone jack (charger) not functioning, Poor entertainment, but even poorer food!"
Pros: "Service, crew, food, price"
Cons: "Chairs weren't very comfortable"
Pros: "Crew was friendly. Plane was clean."
Cons: "Entertainment set up is terrible, only available through app for purchase on tablet or smartphone. Cheap and antiquated. No vegetarian options for food."
Pros: "Food and service was pretty good"
Cons: "Stuck at the gate after boarding for an entire hour while they did maintenance on the plane before we left."
Pros: "Great crew...helpful and friendly! They also provided a good meal, snack and complimentary wine for those of us in coach. No other domestic airline does that."
Pros: "Service was good. The staff is friendly. There is enough leg room. Take-off and landing were on-time. Overall, they seemed professional. I would fly with Hawaiian again."
Cons: "Wish the pasta in the meal didn't have meat sauce. The entertainment movie options are good, but they cost $7.99 each. I was hoping they'd be free."
Pros: "Food and drink were included, plane was very comfortable, and the service was friendly and professional... great experience."
Pros: "Airbus 330 best"
Cons: "Very good"
Cons: "They lost one piece of luggage. Waiting to see if they find it and its returned"
Cons: "The seats are too small. There was also no way to update the seat, to pay for a closer seat, nothing. The booking should have allowed me to do this."
Pros: "Boarding was smooth. Getting to our seats I was allowed to move one row up to an exit row which was great! Service by attendants was smooth and efficient."
Pros: "Super friendly crew, on time, great boarding."
Cons: "Purchase for entertainment, quality of the seats."
Pros: "Hawaiian Airlines is fantastic. Great crew, great service. Nice refreshing juice!"
Cons: "Nothing was bad. It was fantastic."
Pros: "Friendly staff, clean, modern aircraft, on time departure and arrival."
Cons: "Veggie pasta lunch was a disappointment; pasta was stiff and not tasty. Also more free entertainment would be nice."
Cons: "No internet and no free movies."
Pros: "The gate crew was outstanding in a very difficult situation. They were all very professional and helpful."
Cons: "Scheduled departure was eleven a.m. and actual departure was over seven hours later. We were each provided a $100 credit memo for future travel, but when we tried to reschedule our return trip to avoid LAX we were told the credit could only be used for new travel. Not happy about either the delay or the inability to use the $100 each credits. On top of that, we had to pay $400 rescheduling fees for the two tickets. That looks like a threefer to me. Pretty much sucks."
Pros: "No problems."
Cons: "No leg room with Silver (raft or?) under seat."
Pros: "Leg room"
Cons: "No food. I ordered kosher meal , was told Kayak it was confirmed . The stewardess said they never have kosher . So I was lied to by your representative."
Cons: "Very unclear about where/when to board in Kona"
Pros: "Speedy and friendly service throughout. I did the self check-in and when the worker checked my ID she's told me I was military so I didn't need to pay the check-in baggage fee and refunded me. Awesome benefit to those that serve."
Pros: "At airport they pulled my husband aside for random screening making us last to board jet."
Cons: "Seats uncomfortable. Movie selection mediocre"
Pros: "Hawaiian staff and crew are fun people to be around."
Cons: "Last minute gate change."
Pros: "Easy upgrade to extra space!"
Cons: "Temperature was too warm in the cabin"
Cons: "TVs should not charge to watch anything (many other airlines offer this). Also, offering wifi would be a big improvement."
Pros: "The seating and the pleasant stewards."
Pros: "Crew was the best part of the trip! They were courteous, friendly, efficient & helpful! Always with a smile!"
Cons: "Food was mediocre but it was FREE! The last of the airlines to offer that! Hooray for them!"
Cons: "14 hour delay!! WTF!?!"
Pros: "There is a port for a USB, so you can bring a device? But then, you have to prepare your entertainment in advance which is an inconvenience...."
Cons: "The complementary food was garbage. I am not asking for a 5 star meal from Roy's; I am asking that the food be somewhat edible. The paid snack options were few and there we no healthier choices. You have to pay for all of films, games, and movies. No WiFi on the plane. The display had issues when I tried to turn it off - it would randomly come on. The volume for the "advertisements" were ridiculously louder. In fact, they were louder than the safety announcements from the staff! Gotta pay $25 for a checked bag."
Pros: "Efficient friendly on time service."
Pros: "The attendant who picked me up in a wheelchair was very attentive and stayed with me until we got my bags."
Cons: "Having to pick up my bag in Honolulu in order to fly back to the mainland was a hassle, especially because I was being assisted in a wheelchair."
Pros: "Ground crew was very helpful I give them a perfect 10 or a 5 ⭐️ Very accomodating and helpful."
Cons: "Passenger have to pay for every single entertainment."
Pros: "Good schedule for snacks and lunch, staff really nice and efficient"
Pros: "Crew was very nice and quick"
Cons: "Food was disappointing, it was also cold in the cabin."
Pros: "I like everything"
Pros: "Complimentary food, wine with the meal, coffee/tea immediately. We were VERY pleased."
Cons: "Loved it all!!!"
Pros: "Easy and efficient"
Cons: "Plane was really dirty"
Pros: "The comfort of the plane."
Cons: "The price of the tickets."
Pros: "The crew"
Cons: "Wasn't in the air long enough to not like anything"
Airlines flying from New York to Hawaii have enacted additional safety measures and adjusted policies to better accommodate travelers. Policies vary by airline.
Daily cleaning, installation of cabin HEPA filters on flights from New York to Hawaii
Masks required on board, masks provided on flights from New York to Hawaii
Social distancing seating
Middle seats unavailable to book on flights from New York to Hawaii
Testing for antibodies, testing for symptoms for flights from New York to Hawaii
Waiving of change fees. Search flexible flights from New York to Hawaii