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The Basics

Hawaiian Holdings (HA) is the parent company of Hawaiian Airlines, the largest Hawaii-based airline. Hawaiian Airlines offers scheduled service within the Hawaiian islands, and between Hawaii and nearly two dozen destinations in North America, Asia, and Oceania. Hawaiian primarily caters to leisure travelers coming to Hawaii. As CFO Scott Topping recently put it, "We're not though a network carrier and we're not a point-to-point carrier. Based on where we're located, we are a destination carrier. And our franchise, you could put it simply as that we sell Hawaii experiences. We bring people to Hawaii." It's also worth noting that within the interisland market (i.e. service within Hawaii), Hawaiian has a dominant position with roughly 85%...

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