t’way air’s inaugural flight from Osaka Kansai Airport to Guam departed the Japanese airport from Gate 37 at 11:50 on Thursday 1 October. The flight originates in Daegu and operates thrice-weekly. Posing for a commemorative picture are Ai Takiguchi, Airline Marketing & Promotion, New Kansai International Airport Company and Hong-Geun Jeong, Managing VP, t’way air.
- t’way air has introduced thrice-weekly (Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays) flights between Daegu (TAE) and Guam (GUM), operating via Osaka Kansai (KIX) in Japan. No other carrier offers same aircraft flights between Daegu and Guam. However, the 2,517-kilometre route between Guam and Osaka is already served by United Airlines (twice-daily), Delta Air Lines (daily) and Korean Air (thrice-weekly). t’way air already serves Guam non-stop from Seoul Incheon with daily flights. According to its website, A.B. Won Pat International Airport serving Guam, a US territory in the Pacific Ocean, received over 1.3 million visitors in 2013, of which over 900,000 were from Japan. A further 230,000 were from South Korea, while only 40,000 were from the US.