Press Releases

Mar 13, 2013

HMSHost Partners with Hawaiian Airlines to Bring Premium In-Flight Meals to Passengers

HONOLULU, HI— Passengers on Hawaiian Airlines will now be able to access new in-flight meal options thereby enhancing their travel experience, through a new partnership between global restaurateur HMSHost and the Hawai’i based airline. HMSHost will prepare and deliver meals to be served onboard Hawaiian Airlines flights, beginning with premium California Pizza Kitchen salads, now available for purchase on all domestic eastbound flights from Honolulu International Airport and Kahului Airport.

“Passenger response to this enhanced meal offering has been extremely promising,” said Atousa Ghoreichi, Vice President, Concept Marketing Promotion at HMSHost. “We were confident that travelers would be interested in the option to purchase a fresh, high quality meal onboard, and we‟re very excited to be partnering with Hawaiian Airlines to provide them with this option.”

“We are always identifying ways to improve our guests‟ experience,” said Blaine Miyasato, Vice President Product Development/Brand at Hawaiian Airlines. “While the hallmark of our service in the economy cabin is our complimentary meals at meal time product; our partnership with HMSHost provides added choice and convenience and allows us to offer well established, world class dining experiences perfectly complementing our award winning brand. We are thrilled to work together with HMSHost.”

Together, HMSHost and Hawaiian Airlines will also consider future opportunities for bringing delicious, high quality meals to passengers, to continually enhance their in-flight travel experience.

About HMSHost
Global restaurateur HMSHost is a world leader in creating dining for travel venues. HMSHost operates locations all over North America, and is part of Autogrill Group, the world's leading provider of food & beverage services for people on the move. Visit for more information.