United Airlines applauds agreement improving access to Tokyo’s Haneda Airport

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CHICAGO, IL – United Airlines issued the following statement today after the US and Japanese governments announced an amendment to the nations’ air transport agreement enabling US carriers to operate daytime flights to and from Tokyo’s Haneda Airport.

“Offering daytime service to and from the heart of Tokyo will create appealing new business and leisure travel opportunities for our global customers. We congratulate the U.S. Departments of Transportation and State on the successful completion of these important negotiations, and we look forward to providing more convenient access to this key market from our San Francisco hub, where United offers more nonstop trans-Pacific flights than any other carrier.”