Hawaiian Airlines passengers can get coronavirus test kits using air miles

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coronavirus The airline announced on Thursday that it will allow loyalty members to redeem their miles for a pre-travel test kit. 

announced The mail-in kits -- made by one of Hawaii’s testing partners, Vault Health -- are available to HawaiianMiles members for a limited time at the cost of 14,000 miles. 

According to the announcement, Hawaiian is the first U.S. airline to allow members to redeem miles for a coronavirus test.

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DELTA BANS 550 PASSENGERS FOR REFUSING TO WEAR MASKS Passengers who redeem their miles for a coronavirus test will receive the kit in the mail and will self collect a saliva sample with the help of a testing supervisor over a video call, the announcement said. 

Hawaiian Airlines announced on Thursday that it will allow loyalty members to redeem 14,000 miles for a pre-travel coronavirus test kit. (iStock) Hawaiian Airlines announced on Thursday that it will allow loyalty members to redeem 14,000 miles for a pre-travel coronavirus test kit. (iStock)

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CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP After that, the kit can be express shipped to a lab. Passengers are expected to receive their results electronically within 24 hours of it being received at the lab, according to Hawaiian Airlines.

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CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR OUR LIFESTYLE NEWSLETTER "Our at-home supervised saliva COVID test provides a safe, convenient and reliable result delivered pre-travel," Jason Feldman, Vault Health’s founder and CEO said in a statement. "We are excited to work with Hawaiian Airlines who continues to innovate on behalf of their customers making travel easier and safer for everyone."

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