By Pacific Island Times News Staff
United Airlines announced today that the Nagoya-Guam and Fukuoka-Guam nonstop services will relaunch in August, further expanding the airline’s non-stop service and capacity between Japan and Guam.
United will reopen its Nagoya-Guam service on Aug. 1 and offer two morning departures each week on Mondays and Fridays. Beginning Aug. 4, the two Fukuoka-Guam flights are scheduled to depart on Thursday and Sunday mornings.
Also beginning Aug. 1, United will increase flights between Guam and Tokyo/Narita, Japan to 21 flights per week. All flights will utilize the B737-800 aircraft offering 16 business class and 150 economy class seats.
“We are thrilled to announce the reintroduction of service to Nagoya and Fukuoka," said Shinohara, managing director of airport operations for Asia Pacific at United. "It has been our goal to return to pre-pandemic levels, and we will continue to add capacity between Guam and Japan as demand recovers.”
The new flight schedules between Nagoya- and Fukuoka-Guam are scheduled as follows:
The flights come on the heels of recent capacity increase announcements.
United recently announced the reintroduction of its Osaka/Kansai (KIX), Japan to Guam service beginning July 1 and an increase in weekly flights to 21 flights per week between Guam and Tokyo/Narita, Japan beginning Aug. 1, making United the only airline that provides direct service from Guam to Japan.
With the addition of the Nagoya and Fukuoka services, United will offer 28 weekly flights between the countries.
“Now that restrictions have eased, Guam residents are ready to travel to Japan again. Opening travel to two more cities in Japan will provide customers in Guam with added opportunities to experience this beautiful country or connect to additional destinations in Asia and the U.S.,” Shinohara added. (United)