Skymark Airlines has introduced daily flights on the Japanese domestic route between Sendai (SDJ) and Okinawa (OKA). Service on the 1,819-kilometre route commenced on 9 August using the airline’s 737-800s. The route is already served by All Nippon Airways who also serve the route daily. This is Skymark Airlines’ fourth route from Sendai (it also serves Fukuoka, Kobe and Sapporo-Chitose). The airline now operates 26 daily flights to Okinawa from across nine airports in Japan. Of the 30 airport pairs that the airline now operates, this new route is the longest, surpassing the 1,613-kilometre service between Tokyo Narita and Okinawa.