Florida Governor Ron DeSantis is working to get direct flights from Japan.
DeSantis met with executives from All Nippon Airways and Japan Airlines on April 26 in an effort to secure the new service
Florida Secretary of Commerce Laura DiBella also joined DeSantis in the meetings, which took place in Japan.
Florida is home to two of the largest airports in the country, a press release by the Governor’s office said.
In 2022, Miami International Airport was the busiest airport in Florida and received a record breaking 50.6 million visitors. Orlando International Airport fell to second place, with 50.1 million visitors in the same period.