Airlines to put on flights for Japanese from virus-hit Indonesia

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Japanese airlines plan to put on special flights to allow Japanese residents in Indonesia to return home amid a surge of infections of the highly contagious Delta variant of the coronavirus, the Japanese Embassy in Jakarta said Wednesday night. The embassy has started contacting residents to see if they want to take the Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways flight to return to Japan, it said. An increasing number of Japanese expatriates and family members in Indonesia are returning home amid the surge and a shortage of hospital beds in Indonesia. But many have found it difficult to reserve fli...

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