Ultimate Hawaiian Airlines Quiz!

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This week’s big news was that Alaska Airlines plans to purchase Hawaiian Airlines in a $1.9bn deal. If approved, the 94-year-old carrier will continue to operate as a separate brand and join the Oneworld alliance. So, for this week’s quiz, we will test your knowledge of the Honolulu-based carrier.

Question 1 of 10

Hawaiian Airlines took to the skies on October 6, 1929. But under what name did it commence operations?

Inter-Island Airways
Aloha Airlines
Honolulu Airlines
Air Hawai'i

Question 2 of 10

In what year was its name changed to Hawaiian Airlines?

1961
1951
1941
1931

Question 3 of 10

What is Hawaiian Airlines IATA code?

HX
HI
HA
HW

Question 4 of 10

Hawaiian Airlines became the first US carrier to handle scheduled air freight in what year?

1942
1952
1945
1950

Question 5 of 10

The airline entered the Jet age in 1966 with what aircraft?

Boeing 727
Boeing 737
Douglas DC-8
Douglas DC-9

Question 6 of 10

In 1979, the airline made history by doing what?

First airline in the world to bring in buy-on-board service
First US airline to introduce inflight entertainment
First all-female crew on a US scheduled airline
First Hawaiian airline to fly to South America

Question 7 of 10

In what year did Hawaiian Airlines introduce its now iconic Pualani logo?

1960
1973
1983
1950

Question 8 of 10

To replace its Douglas DC-8s and Lockheed L1011s Tristars, Hawaiian leased six Douglas DC-10s from which airline in 1994?

American Airlines
United Airlines
Continental Airlines
Pan Am

Question 9 of 10

Hawaiian Airlines is one of the few carriers worldwide still operating what aircraft?

BAe 146
Boeing 717
Boeing 737-200
Airbus A318

Question 10 of 10

The airline announced an order for ten Boeing 787-9s in 2018, replacing a previous order for which aircraft?

Airbus A350-900
Boeing 777-300ER
Airbus A330-800
Boeing 777X

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