To further aid tourism recovery in Guam, the Guam Visitors Bureau and A.B. Won Pat International Airport are working with different air carriers in Japan, such as Jetstar Japan, Japan Airlines’ low-cost carrier (LLC), regarding opening a new service for travelers coming to Guam.
“We are aggressively looking for ways to improve air traffic to Guam, which will help us with the recovery of our tourism industry and drive competition. I thank the airport team for joining us to show Japan that we are fully committed to new possibilities for travel to Guam. We know our hard work will make it easier and more affordable for the average traveler to choose our island paradise and for our local people to visit Japan, too,” stated GVB President and CEO Carl Gutierrez.
In an interview with PNC, Vice President of GVB– Gerry Perez, who was the primary catalyst for allowing air carrier routes to Guam, stated that he had a meeting with the U.S. Department of Transportation in Washington DC to discuss recovery initiatives with federal agencies regarding aviation policy to expand air routes to Guam. Perez also stated that there is a mainland to Haneda slot, which they are looking to replace with Guam to Haneda. Still, they are waiting for which airline–United or foreign will jump at the opportunity. In addition to Japan air routes, GVB is also looking to expand air routes with Philippine Airlines.
As to when flights will be available, the information is still pending.
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