FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
CONTACT: Doug Yakel
Public Information Officer
External Affairs Office
San Francisco International Airport
SFO Resumes Flights to Europe in June
Nonstop air service to Germany and Switzerland, additional flights to Japan scheduled to return next month
SAN FRANCISCO - May
19, 2020 – The San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced the
return of nonstop air service to Europe in June 2020. As a result of
the COVID-19 pandemic, SFO has had no flights to Europe since April 1,
2020. The Airport also expects additional service to Japan next month.
SFO expects the following service to resume in June:
Nippon Airways (ANA) plans to begin operating three flights per week to
Tokyo-Narita on June 1st using Boeing 777 aircraft. ANA originally
planned to operate one daily flight to Tokyo in June 2020.
International Air Lines plans to begin operating one weekly flight to
Zurich on June 1st using Boeing 777 aircraft. Swiss originally planned
to operate one daily flight to Zurich in June 2020.
plans to begin operating three flights per week to Munich on June 16th.
The aircraft type has yet to be determined. Lufthansa originally
planned to operate one daily flight to Munich in June 2020.
Please note: all flight information is subject to change. Please check directly with your airline for the latest information.
these airlines are resuming limited service, all travel advisories,
restrictions on entry, and arrival screening procedures remain in
effect. This includes a Department of Homeland Security Notice of Arrival Restriction requiring
American citizens, legal permanent residents, and their immediate
families who have been in certain European countries at any point in
the 14 days before their scheduled arrival to the United States to
travel through one of 13 airports upon arrival to the U.S., submit to
an enhanced entry screening and self-quarantine for 14 days once they
reach their final destination. For more information, please visit www.flysfo.com/covid19.
Official Airline Guide (OAG) provides a database of airlines’ flight
schedules that is updated periodically. According to the May 18, 2020
OAG schedules, SFO has an average of 42 weekly international flights
scheduled for the month of May, and 220 weekly international flights
scheduled for the month of June. This compares to original schedules,
prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, of 867 weekly international flights
scheduled for the month of May, and 891 weekly international flights
scheduled for the month of June.
About San Francisco International Airport
Francisco International Airport (SFO) offers non-stop flights to more
than 50 international cities on 41 international
carriers. The Bay Area's largest airport connects non-stop with
86 cities in the U.S. on 12 domestic airlines. SFO is
proud to offer upgraded free Wi-Fi with no advertising. For
up-to-the-minute departure and arrival information, airport maps and
details on shopping, dining, cultural exhibitions, ground
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