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Hawaiian Airlines

Virgin Australia is proud to be a codeshare partner with Hawaiian Airlines flights to Honolulu from Sydney and Brisbane and the neighbouring islands of Maui, Kauai and The Big Island.
Our partnership offers Velocity Frequent Flyer members the ability to earn and redeem Velocity Points and gain Status Credits on eligible flights.

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Virgin Australia codeshares on Hawaiian Airlines non-stop services between Sydney and Brisbane to Honolulu using A330 aircraft. With an extended codeshare offering on flights between Honolulu and the neighbouring islands of Maui, Kauai and The Big Island Hawaii using B717 aircraft. 

Hawaiian Airlines International Business


  • Pre-departure signature cocktail
  • Fully flat seating with 76 inches of legroom
  • Priority boarding
  • Award-winning Hawai‘i regional cuisine
  • Unlimited in-flight beverage service
  • Advanced in-flight entertainment experience powered by the next generation of large-format tablets
  • Complimentary access to the Hawaiian Airlines Plumeria Club

Hawaiian Airlines International Extra Comfort


  • Additional 5 inches of legroom
  • Priority boarding
  • Premium Amenity kit
  • Personal electrical power outlet
  • Complimentary in-seat entertainment system with access to a wide selection of Movies On Demand, TV shows and audio channels

Hawaiian Airlines International Economy

  • Complimentary island-inspired meals and beverages including beer, wine and spirits
  • Complimentary in-seat entertainment system with access to a wide selection of Movies On Demand, TV shows and audio channels



Virgin Australia codeshares on select Hawaiian Airlines services. Please check your itinerary and ensure you check-in with the operating airline.

You should be checked in for your international flight at least 90 minutes prior to your scheduled departure time. For further details see Check In.

Arriving in Australia

On arrival in Australia, all guests must clear immigration and customs before proceeding to domestic transfer area.

Complimentary intra-terminal transfers are offered between domestic and international terminals for connecting guests in Sydney and Brisbane.

Please select your city to view a transfers map and instructions: 


Carry-on Baggage

Your carry-on baggage allowance will depend on the operating carrier’s policy for each sector. The operating carrier of each sector is detailed in your itinerary.

View the Virgin Australia and Hawaiian Airlines carry-on baggage guidelines. 

Checked Baggage

Your bags will be checked to your final destination when purchased in a single ticket, offering you a seamless customer experience.

Your included baggage allowance depends on the fare purchased and your Velocity membership level at time of travel. For more information see Checked Baggage.

Excess Baggage

Excess baggage fees will be charged for any items that exceed the free checked baggage allowance. For details see Excess Baggage.

Hawaiian Airlines Lounge Access


Guests travelling in Business class on Hawaiian Airlines operated flights receive complimentary entry into the International Business class lounge when departing Sydney or Brisbane and the Plumeria Lounge in Honolulu. The Plumeria Lounge is a special place for Hawaiian guests to relax and share memories of the sights, sounds, and flavours of the Islands. 

Velocity Platinum and Gold guests travelling in Economy Class VA codeshare flights operated by Hawaiian Airlines can enjoy lounge access at ‘The House’ when departing from Sydney and lounge access also when departing Honolulu. In Brisbane, guests travelling on the VA codeshare can access the Plaza Premium Lounge prior to the flight.

For full terms and conditions and more information, please visit International Lounge Access.


Virgin Australia Velocity members can earn and redeem Velocity Points and Status Credits by flying on eligible flights with Virgin Australia and Hawaiian Airlines.

Become a Velocity Frequent Flyer.

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Access to the Hawaiian Airlines lounges Eligibility for lounge access varies according to your fare class, Velocity membership level and destination. For information on worldwide lounge access, simply select your eligibility from the drop down box on Virgin Australia’s International Lounge Access Guide.


Velocity Frequent Flyer loyalty program of Virgin Australia

For full terms and conditions and more information, please visit Benefits at a Glance.