Hawaiian Airlines flight attendant dies from COVID-19, company confirms

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HONOLULU (KHON2) — Hawaiian Airlines confirmed that one of their senior Los Angeles-based flight attendants have died due to COVID-19 on Tuesday night, July 21. According to an email from the company's president and CEO Peter Ingram, Jeff Kurtzman tested positive for the virus in California earlier this month. A spokesperson with the company said […]
HONOLULU (KHON2) — Hawaiian Airlines confirmed that one of their senior Los Angeles-based flight attendants have died due to COVID-19 on Tuesday night, July 21.

According to an email from the company's president and CEO Peter Ingram, Jeff Kurtzman tested positive for the virus in California earlier this month.

A spokesperson with the company said that Kurtzman attended a recent flight attendant training at the Honolulu headquarters. That training linked to a cluster of COVID-19 cases.

Kurtzman joined the Hawaiian Airlines team in 1986 and "…over the past three decades had become well known to his in-Flight colleagues for his passion for discovering new places, people and cultures; his terrific sense of humor and knack for easy conversation; and his caring…
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