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United Airlines expands its Manila-Guam flight service

The additional flights will meet growing passenger demand as more Filipinos travel to return to the Philippines and visit friends and relatives abroad. This also expands options for travelers to visit destinations such as Guam that are open for a vaccine tourism program which allows international visitors to receive a COVID-19 vaccine while enjoying a stay.

United Airlines announced that it has expanded its Manila-Guam service from five times weekly to daily. This expanded service conveniently connects to United’s daily Guam-Honolulu flights at Guam International Airport for both ways, allowing passengers from the Philippines to travel to many cities in the U.S. such as Denver, Los Angeles, and San Francisco via Guam and Honolulu. 

It also conveniently connects to United’s daily Guam-Saipan service.

The additional flights will meet growing passenger demand as more Filipinos travel to return to the Philippines and visit friends and relatives abroad. This also expands options for travelers to visit destinations such as Guam that are open for a vaccine tourism program which allows international visitors to receive a COVID-19 vaccine while enjoying a stay.

“United is always ready to add capacity whenever we see increased demand. The Philippines is one of our key markets in Asia and we’re excited to better serve our customers with this expanded flight schedule to/from Manila. It highlights our continued commitment to the market, especially as we gear up to celebrate our 40th anniversary of service to the Philippines in 2022,” said Wally Dias, managing director of sales for Greater China, Korea, and Southeast Asia at United.

The flight offers three types of onboard services: United Business Class, Economy Plus which offers extra legroom, and United Economy. 

With the addition of Monday and Thursday schedules, flights will continue to depart and arrive at Terminal 3 of the Ninoy Aquino International Airport.

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Flight schedule from Manila to Guam

  • UA184 (9:50 p.m. – 3:55 a.m.+1) on Tuesdays and Fridays
  • UA184 (10:25 p.m. – 4:30 a.m.+1) on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays

Flight schedule from Guam to Manila

  • UA183 (7:25 p.m. – 9:10 p.m.) on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays, and Sundays
  • UA183 (7:05 p.m. – 8:50 p.m.) on Tuesdays and Fridays

“We heard the feedback from customers asking for a more convenient daily service to Guam and to Honolulu and beyond, so we are happy to make it a reality,” adds Pam Navarro, country manager for sales in the Philippines at United. “We are grateful to our United Philippines team for their dedicated service, and to our travel business partners for their continued support, as we all work together to provide our customers in the Philippines with more convenient and safer flights.

United is committed to putting health and safety at the forefront of every customer’s journey, with the goal of delivering an industry-leading standard of cleanliness through its United CleanPlus program. United has teamed up with Clorox and Cleveland Clinic to redefine cleaning and health safety procedures from check-in to landing and has implemented more than a dozen new policies, protocols and innovations designed with the safety of customers and employees in mind. To manage entry requirements in different destinations, and find places to get tests, customers can visit Travel Ready Center on United’s app and website.

United is allowing changes without a fee for international travel if the ticket is issued by September 30, 2021. Basic Economy tickets can only be changed if they’re issued by December 31, 2021, for travel commencing by December 31, 2021.

United has provided service to Manila for nearly 40 years and over the course of the pandemic has maintained continuous service between Manila and Guam. United will celebrate its 40th anniversary of service to Philippines in 2022. United is the only U.S. airline connecting Manila and Guam, thus also offering convenient flight service to Honolulu and Saipan via its hub in Guam.

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