Is Southwest Airlines Encroaching on Hawaiian Airlines?

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Hawaii has typically been a niche market for Hawaiian Airlines, but Southwest Airlines is looking to get in on the market. Steve Grzanich learned from Brian Sumers (Aviation Business Editor at Skift.com) that Southwest Airlines is gearing up to provide service to Hawaii starting in early 2019 which could put Hawaii Airlines in a tight spot after a difficult third quarter earnings report.