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Hawaiian Airlines Exploring Electric Airplane Technology | Hawaii News
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Hawaiian Airlines Exploring Electric Airplane Technology | Hawaii News

HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaiian Airlines is exploring electric airplane technology with a company based in Boston.The airline is interested in using the airplanes for travel between Hawaii's islands, Hawaii News Now reported.The company called REGENT is designing electric planes called “seagliders” that would each carry up to 100 people.Hawaiian hasn't committed to purchasing any aircraft but is exploring the possibility. A news release from REGENT said Hawaiian agreed to strategically invest to support the initial design of the company's next-generation aircraft.Hawaiian is the first airline to partner with the company, which hopes to have its Monarch planes in the air by 2028.Political Cartoons“We look forward to working with REGENT to explore the technology and infrastructure needed to fulfill...