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Multiple airlines cancel flights to, from Honolulu and Kahului airports


    A Hawaiian Airlines Airbus A321neo narrow-body aircraft. Multiple airlines have canceled flights arriving and departing Honolulu and Kahului aiports today.

Update 5 p.m.

American Airlines said it will operate a normal flight schedule in Hawaii on Saturday. The airline serves airports in Honolulu, Kona, Lihue and Kahului.

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American Airlines canceled all four of its flights to and from Kahului Airport on Maui today due to Hurricane Lane.

American joins United, which on Thursday also announced its cancellation of all flights in and out of Maui today.

Hawaiian Airlines also canceled nearly a dozen flights, all ‘Ohana by Hawaiian flights, including a departure from Maui to San Francisco, as well as a flight from Hilo to Honolulu, mostly due to weather. There were an additional eight flights canceled Thursday due to weather, as well.

The airline is re-accommodating guests impacted by cancellations on other flights, it said. Hawaiian Airlines passengers can check their flight’s status at this link.

There have been numerous cancellations of several departures from Honolulu’s airport today, including a United flight to Narita, Japan and a flight to Auckland on Air New Zealand.

All other American Airlines flights to and from Hawaii are operating, according to a representative for media relations. Normal operations are expected to resume on Saturday as long as there is no damage to Kahului Airport.

Like many other airlines, American is offering a change fee waiver. Passengers must have purchased tickets by Aug. 20 for travel between Thursday and Sunday.

The Hawaii Tourism Authority and state Department of Transportation advise travelers to have confirmed tickets for flights before heading to the airport.

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