United Suspending More Asian Flights

United Airlines announced it is reducing the number of flights to Japan, Singapore and South Korea due to Coronavirus fears. The airline is reducing capacity to Tokyo-Narita, Osaka, Singapore and Seoul.

United will cut flights from San Francisco International Airport to Singapore beginning in March from two flights daily to one flight per day. Flights from SFO to Seoul, Korea will be reduced from daily to three times per week starting in March. More flight reductions will occur in April.

United is also extending the suspension of flights between U.S. airport hub locations and Beijing, Chengdu, Shanghai and Hong Kong through April 30.

Routes March April
Los Angeles (LAX) to Tokyo-Narita (NRT) Flights suspended starting March 8 Flights suspended until April 24
Houston (IAH) to Tokyo-Narita (NRT) Flights suspended starting March 8 Flights suspended until April 24
Chicago O’Hare (ORD) to Tokyo-Narita (NRT) Flights suspended March 8 – 27 Starting March 28, flights to Tokyo-Haneda (HND) will operate daily*
New York/Newark (EWR) to Tokyo-Narita (NRT) No change Reduction to 5x weekly (from daily)
San Francisco (SFO) to Osaka-Kansai (KIX) No change Reduction to 5x weekly (from daily)
San Francisco (SFO) to Singapore (SIN) Reduction to 1x daily (from 2x daily) Reduction to 1x daily (from 2x daily)
San Francisco (SFO) to Seoul–Incheon (ICN) Reduction to 3x weekly (from 1x daily) Reduction to 3x weekly (from 2x daily)

*Tokyo-Haneda (HND) schedule not affected (daily SFO-HND and starting March 28 daily ORD, LAX, IAD, EWR)