Book business-class flights to Hawaii for as low as $1,372

11 April 2023

If you haven’t booked a vacation for 2023 yet or are just looking for a sunny retreat, look no further: Business-class flights to Hawaii are as low as $1,372 right now.

Delta Air Lines and United Airlines are offering marked-down business-class flights primarily to Honolulu from most major U.S. airports, but there are also a couple of routes to Maui and Kona.

Related: The best ways to get to Hawaii using points and miles

Travel dates for these deals are from April 2023 through February 2024. However, the months from June 2023 through August 2023 have the most availability.

Night view of Honolulu Harbor. AIMINTANG/GETTY IMAGES

Deal basics

Airlines: Delta and United.
Routes:  From Atlanta, Austin, Baltimore, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, Houston, Los Angeles, Minneapolis, New York City, Newark, San Francisco and Seattle.
How to book: Search through Google Flights to find your ideal dates and book directly with the airline of your choice.
Travel dates: April 2023 to February 2024, with the most availability from June 2023 to August 2023.
Book by: Within the next three days.

Major kudos to Going for scouting these deals. For $49 a year, the site’s Premium membership offers discounts of up to 90% and comes with a 14-day free trial. The Elite membership also finds premium economy, business-class and first-class deals.

Sample flights

Don’t miss these deals for business class to Hawaii. Business-class flights to Hawaii can normally cost upward of $3,800. Some of these flights are discounted by as much as 50%. Also, there’s currently ample availability for flights to Honolulu, Maui and Kona from most major U.S. airports.

Here are some flights that stood out to us:

United: Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) to Daniel K. Inouye International Airport (HNL), starting at $1,372.
United: San Francisco International Airport (SFO) to HNL, starting at $1,458.
United: Denver International Airport (DEN) to HNL, starting at $1,641.
United: Minneapolis−St. Paul International Airport (MSP) to HNL, starting at $1,872 (includes a layover in San Francisco).
United: Austin-Bergstrom International Airport (AUS) to HNL, starting at $1,988 (includes a layover in Los Angeles).
United: MSP to Kona International Airport (KOA), starting at $2,551.
Delta: John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to HNL, starting at $2,651.

We recommend using Google Flights to find your ideal dates and then booking your flights directly on the airline’s website since airlines are more dependable if your flight faces a cancellation, delay or booking change.

United offered the majority of discounted business-class flights to Hawaii for these deals. For example, Google Flights lists multiple options for a flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu, with the cheapest flight costing $1,372.

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Since you’d be flying business class, you also get all the perks. United’s business class not only includes comfier seats, it also gives passengers priority boarding, free seat selection, a carry-on and two free checked bags.

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United’s $1,372 sticker price for this round-trip flight from Los Angeles to Honolulu is also exceptionally low — business-class flights for the same route usually cost anywhere from $1,900 to $2,600, according to Google Flights.

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Bottom line

Don’t miss out on these deals.

Flying to Hawaii is expensive, but these business-class deals aren’t even significantly pricier compared to economy flights.

Business class also comes with more comfort and perks, from priority boarding to a complimentary glass of wine in an extra-roomy seat.

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