Wow! Hawaiian Airlines unveils stunning new 787-9 business class

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Hawaiian Airlines just debuted a beautiful new business class that will hit service in early 2024 and boy oh boy does it look nice! If you’re reading this in the lower 48 of the US you may not realize how many destinations Hawaiian services. Here’s a look at a route map from flight connections.By the looks of it, this will be undoubtedly be the nicest way for Americans to fly to Hawaii…perhaps those coming from Japan will prefer The Room or The Suite on ANA…but this looks mighty swanky.

Hawaiian Airlines Route Map


The New Hawaiian Airlines Business Class on the 787-9 will be 1-2-1

  • Designed by Adient Aerospace
  • Officially called the Leihōkū Suites
  • 34 suites
  • Fully Flat
  • 18 in screen
  • Outlets
  • Wireless Charging
  • Doors
  • Cabinets with doors to hold valuables

The ceiling will also be of a sky with stars a la

Main Cabin will have 266 seats

  • Contoured seatbacks
  • USB-A and USB-C
  • 12 inch screen
  • Collins Aerospace “Aspire” seats


I have yet to fly the fully flat Hawaiian Airlines A330, but I may have to just skip right over those and try out this gorgeous new bird. Wow…well done Hawaiian.

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1 Comment

  • RPCV May 17, 2023

    It’s interesting to see that Hawaiian has decided on a configuration in Business Class of 1 – 2 – 1 and economy of 3 – 3 – 3 abreast. HAWAII is known as a leisure market and I’m guessing that most of it’s travelers will be couples on vacation. With this configuration in Business Class, half of its customers will sit alone, along the window seats. As for economy, no more 2 seats along the windows like Hawaiians A330. Again, most travelers will be couples and some will sit apart with a 3 – 3 – 3 abreast configuration. I myself enjoy a window seat, and with Hawaiian Dreamliner, I now have to climb over 2 other passengers versus 1 passenger on the A330. I’m sure the “BEAN COUNTERS” designed this.

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