As part of its efforts to reopen more flights, Hawaiian Airlines is reopening flights to Tokyo.
Along with the resumption of select flights to the US mainland, the airline is restarting its Honolulu-Tokyo (Narita) flon October 1. Operating on a once-weekly schedule, it will be the only international passenger route the carrier will be operating. All other Asia and Australia routes will remain suspended.
While suspending passenger flights to Japan, Hawaiian Airlines has been operating cargo-only flights to Tokyo-Narita since June.
According to Hawaiian Airlines' update flight schedules, the airline will continue the suspension on other routes to Japan and South Korea. The airline plans the continue to the suspension on flights to Tokyo (Haneda), Fukuoka, Osaka, Tokyo Haneda and Sapporo through November 30. Flights to Seoul-Incheon will remain suspended through October 31.
The flight resumptions come as the US state of Hawaii decided to lift a 14-day quarantine requirement for arriving passengers in favor of proof of a negative COVID-19 test taken within 72 hours before departure. The measure takes to effect on October 15.