U.S. Consulate Celebrates Inaugural Flight to U.S. Territory of Saipan

Mr. Brian Bedell, Mr. Christopher Concepcion, Mr. Thomas Hodges with HK Express passengers and staff

HK Express began non-stop service to the U.S. territory of Saipan on January 17. U.S. Deputy Consul General Thomas Hodges, Marianas Visitors Authority Managing Director Christopher Concepcion, and Economic Affairs Consul Brian Bedell celebrated the occasion at the departure gate with HK Express passengers and staff. The Hong Kong-based low cost carrier also began operating regular flights to Guam on December 15. Both islands offer abundant recreational activities year round and are only several hours away from Hong Kong by plane.