United: 10 Charter Flights From China Bring 1,400 Chinese to Guam During Chinese New Year Celebrations


Guam – United Airlines released details today of charter operations from China to Guam to meet continued growing demand, for the sixth consecutive year.

Offering a total of 10 roundtrip charter flights from four Chinese cities during the peak 2013 Chinese New Year season, including from Shanghai (PVG), Beijing (PEK), Hangzhou (HGH) and Hong Kong (HKG), a total of more than 1,400 visitors from China to Guam are expected. All flights are operated by United Boeing 737-800 aircraft.

“This is our sixth consecutive year to operate charter flights from China to Guam, and United is committed to finding more opportunities for growth. I thank our travel agency partners and the United sales team in China for their efforts on behalf of Guam to make the charter service possible again for 2013,” said Sam Shinohara, United’s managing director of Business Development for Asia Pacific. “United is committed to continuing to promote Guam as an attractive beach and shopping destination to travelers from China, which represents one of the world’s fastest-growing markets for leisure travel.”

The flight patterns are as follows:


About United:
United Airlines and United Express operate an average of 5,472 flights a day to 381 airports across six continents. In 2012, United and United Express carried more passenger traffic than any other airline in the world and operated nearly two million flights carrying 140 million customers. United is investing in upgrading its onboard products and now offers more flat-bed seats in its premium cabins and more extra-legroom economy-class seating than any airline in North America.