After announcing plans to resume flights to China, United Airlines announced more details of flight plans for its Pacific network for the month of August. Among the changes include an increase of flights to Japan and the resumption of flights to key destinations in the region.
During the month of August, the Chicago-based carrier plans to increase flights to Tokyo while resuming flights to Seoul, Hong Kong, and Singapore.
For its flights to Tokyo, the airline will operate daily services from both New York/Newark and San Francisco to Tokyo-Narita. Joining those flights will be the introduction of a five-times weekly service between Chicago and Tokyo-Haneda.
Along with the flights to Tokyo, United will also resume flights to Seoul (twice-weekly) and Hong Kong (five-times weekly) from San Francisco. The flights to Hong Kong will continue onward to Singapore.
The Chicago-based airline previously announced it would resume flights to China on July 8 with a twice-weekly service from San Francisco to Shanghai.
In addition to its US mainland-Asia flights, United also released details of its flight plans from its western Pacific hub of Guam.
From Guam, United will increase the frequency of flights to Tokyo to ten-times weekly. Other regularly scheduled flights the carrier will operate out of Guam include Honolulu (daily) and Saipan (thrice-weekly).
In addition to the regularly scheduled flights from Guam, United will also operate limited flights within the islands of Micronesia. Among these services include the five-stop island-hopper flight between Guam and Honolulu just once in the month. The airline will also operate flights on a once in the month schedule to Yap, twice to Palau, and a one-time run on the Guam-Chuuk-Pohnpei route.