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Hawaiian Airlines Flight Diverted Due to Mechanical Issue

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A Hawaiian Airlines flight traveling from New York City to Honolulu was forced to divert to Los Angeles due to a mechanical issue on Friday.

A spokesperson for the airline told airlines-flight-nyc-honolulu-diverted-over-mechanical-issue/” target=”_blank” rel=”nofollow noopener noreferrer”>Hawaii News Now that a generator fault was detected mid-flight.

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The Airbus A330 aircraft was carrying 237 passengers and a dozen crew members when it landed without incident at LAX just after 12:30 p.m. PT on Friday.

The airline said it was accommodating passengers on other flights to Hawaii.

This past summer, a Hawaiian Airlines flight from Oakland to Honolulu was forced to make an emergency landing in the Hawaiian capital after a airlines/smoke-filled-cabin-cockpit-forces-emergency-landing-for-hawaiian-airlines-flight.html” target=”_self” rel=”nofollow noopener noreferrer”>thick cloud of white smoke filled the cabin, prompting an evacuation and sending multiple people to the hospital.

The 10- to 12-hour long-haul flight between New York City and Honolulu is Hawaiian Airlines’ second-longest nonstop route. The carrier launched nonstop flights between Honolulu and Boston earlier this year, calling the service “the longest regularly scheduled domestic route in U.S. history.”

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United Airlines Beefs up July International Schedule

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In a burst of optimism, United Airlines has announced it will beef up its international schedule in July by returning to 11 overseas cities.

“United’s always going to be larger internationally than our peers,” United CEO Scott Kirby said during an investor conference this week when asked about how the airline will rebuild its route map, according to the aviation blog The Points Guy.

The 11 cities include Brussels, Buenos Aires, Delhi, Dublin, Hong Kong, Lima, Munich, Seoul Incheon, Singapore, Tokyo Haneda and Zurich. The Points Guy noted that United will operate a Boeing 787 as its aircraft on most of these international routes.

In addition, United plans to return to 16 destinations in the Caribbean and Latin America in July. These include key hubs like Panama City and beach destinations like Nassau and Punta Cana.

Here is a list of international routes United plans to resume in July.

CHICAGO O’HARE
Tokyo Haneda

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Belize City

Buenos Aires

Guatemala City

Liberia, Costa Rica

Lima

Montego Bay

Nassau

Panama City

Punta Cana

Queretaro, Mexico

Quito, Ecuador

San Luis Potosi, Mexico

San Pedro Sula, Honduras

San Salvador, El Salvador

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Aruba

Delhi

Dublin

Montego Bay

Nassau

Punta Cana

Santiago, Dominican Republic

Santo Domingo

SAN FRANCISCO
Delhi

Hong Kong

Seoul Incheon

Singapore via a stop in Hong Kong

Tel Aviv

WASHINGTON DULLES
Brussels

London Heathrow

Munich

Zurich

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