United to add flights between Guam, Japan to meet summer demand
By Pacific Island Times News Staff
United Airlines announced the addition of flights between Tokyo/Narita, Japan and Guam in time for the summer travel season.
For May, United added a Saturday morning flight and a Sunday evening flight between Tokyo/Narita and Guam to its daily service, increasing service to nine-times weekly.
Beginning June 3, United will add two more morning flights per week bringing the total number of flights between the countries to 11-times weekly.
“We are pleased to announce the increased capacity between Japan and Guam to promote leisure travel to Guam during the summer travel season,” said Sam Shinohara, managing director of airport operations for Asia-Pacific at United. “The new schedule will include an additional morning flight and a convenient Sunday evening flight, which will give customers in Japan the best options to travel to Guam.”
Effective June 3, the flight schedule between Narita and Guam will be as follows:
“As we increase flights, we are also closely monitoring the demand. Our goal is to fully restore our Japan schedule and add routes as travel demand increases," Shinohara said.
"Our Japan service is important for the region as it provides more options for travelers to visit Guam and also provides residents of Guam, the Northern Marianas and Micronesia with better connectivity to destinations in Asia, Hawaii, and the mainland U.S.," he added. (United Airlines)