Last updated on September 2nd, 2022 at 09:20 am

Being the 10th largest commercial airline in the United States, Hawaiian Airlines boasts excellent onboard services and amazing booking flexibility. The airline makes sure that its passengers find it easy to modify their flight bookings. Is your current flight with Hawaiian Airlines no longer working for you? You might be looking to change your flight date or destination. Read further to know about Hawaiian Airlines Change Flight policy and how you can request a flight change.

Change your Hawaiian Airlines flight without paying a booking change fee. Speak to our flight ticket experts at Change Flight Helpline Number: +1-877-563-0684 (available 24/7).

Hawaiian Airlines Change Flight Policy

Are you experiencing a change in travel plans? If you have already made a reservation with Hawaiian Airlines, it is possible that you might require to fly on a different date or to a different destination altogether. But does Hawaiian Airlines allow its passengers to do such flight changes? Read the Hawaiian Airlines Change Flight policy below for all the necessary details:

  • Passengers carrying a Hawaiian Airlines Main Cabin Basic Ticket won’t be eligible to change flights.
  • The best option for a Main Cabin Basic Ticket holder is to cancel their booking within 24 hours of making the reservation and making a new reservation using the refunded value.
  • All fare types offered by Hawaiian Airlines except for Main Cabin Basic are eligible for a flight change.
  • Passengers can request to change the date of travel or re-route the flight using the Change Flight option.
  • The cabin class shall remain unchanged when a flight change is requested. However, you can ask the airline to upgrade your cabin class.
  • If you are changing your flight (date or destination change) and your changed flight is costlier, the airline shall ask you to pay the fare difference.
  • If the flight you are changing to is less expensive than the original booking, Hawaiian Airlines shall not issue flight credit or cash refund under any circumstances.
  • Hawaiian Airlines also doesn’t offer standby travel.
  • Any flight changes must be requested prior to the scheduled departure of your Hawaiian Airlines flight.

Note: If your booking is made through a travel agency and not directly via Hawaiian Airlines, you request to change flight directly with the third-party service itself.

Hawaiian Airlines Change Flight Fee

With its updated change flight policy, Hawaiian Airlines no longer charges any change flight fee on refundable tickets. If you have purchased a Main Cabin Economy, Preferred Seat, Extra Comfort Seat, First Class, or Business Class ticket, you can change your flight free of cost. Main Cabin Basic tickets on the other hand are not eligible for a flight change even within 24 hours of ticket purchase. Flight change is also free of cost for Award Tickets.

Passengers who are requesting to change flight while holding a non-refundable ticket shall be required to pay a Change Flight Fee. This fee can differ depending on your flight route and fare type purchased. Flight change is almost always costlier for international flights in comparison to domestic flights. Refer to the table below for details on the Change Flight Fee for non-refundable tickets:

Flight ChangeFee
International Flights$50 to $300
Tickets booked using HawaiianMiles$50
From the USA to Japan$300
Domestic Flights (North America)$50 to $200
Within Neighbouring Island$30

Hawaiian Airlines Same Day Change Flight

Hawaiian Airlines does offer the option of Same Day Change Flight. If you wish to board the earlier flight or even later flight on the departure day itself, you must request to do a Same Day Flight Change up to 1 hour before the scheduled departure time. Same Day Flight Change is dependent on seat availability on the desired flight. Since Hawaiian Airlines doesn’t offer the Standby option, if there is no seat vacant, the passenger won’t be able to do a flight change.

What Happens If Hawaiian Airlines Changed My Flight?

A flight change can not only be implemented by the passenger but also by the airline itself. If there are some technical issues with an aircraft or the weather conditions are not ideal for a flight take-off, Hawaiian Airlines may reschedule your flight to another date/time.

In the scenario that the new flight doesn’t meet your travel requirements, you can ask the airline to rebook you again on another flight. If the new flight is causing a significant delay in your arrival time, you can cancel your booking and ask the airline for a refund.

Related: Hawaiian Airlines Missed Flight Policy

How Can I Change Hawaiian Airlines Flight?

Both online and offline channels of Hawaiian Airlines can be availed in order to change your flight. If you are looking for an instant flight change and have further queries you might wish to get answers to, it is recommended that you contact the Change Flight Helpline. Alternatively, you can change your flight online via the Manage Booking facility.

Change Flight via Phone Call

To avoid paying any booking change fee, please contact our help team by dialing the Change Flight Helpline: +1-877-563-0684 (available 24/7). Your phone call shall be connected without any delay as our helpline has little to no wait times. You will soon be speaking to a live person to whom you can state your flight change requirements. Once you have requested the flight change, provide your booking details (booking code and passenger’s last name) and your request shall be completed soon.

Online Flight Change Process

To change a Hawaiian Airlines flight online, follow the simple steps listed below:

  1. Visit the Hawaiian Airlines website.
  2. Click on My Trips.
  3. Enter your booking code and passenger’s name.
  4. Click on the Continue button to search for your flight.
  5. Select the flight booking you wish to change.
  6. Choose the Change Flight option.
  7. Select the best flight available.
  8. Confirm flight change by paying the fare difference (if any)

Updated booking details shall be emailed to you once the airline confirms your flight change request.

Also check: How To Change Name On Hawaiian Airlines Ticket?


Q. Does Hawaiian airlines charge to change a flight?
A. Hawaiian Airlines has a no-change fee policy for all its refundable tickets.

Q. Can I change the flight I already booked?
A. Apart from Main Cabin Basic Tickets, all fare types are eligible for flight date or destination changes.

Q. How long do I have to change my flight?
A. You can change your flight up to 1 hour before the scheduled departure.