Half of New Int'l Services at Haneda to Fly to 8 Destinations

Politics

Tokyo, Sept. 2 (Jiji Press)--Japan's transport ministry said Monday it will allocate 26 of 50 daily spots to be added for international flights at Tokyo International Airport at Haneda in March 2020 to services connecting Japan and eight countries and regions, including China, Russia and Australia.

Airlines will decide the flight times and destinations for the allotted flights.

In late August, the ministry announced that the other 24 flight spots will be allocated to flights connecting Japan and the United States.

The other destinations for the newly announced flight spots are India, Italy, Turkey, Finland and the Scandinavia region, comprising Denmark, Sweden and Norway.

By airline, ANA Holdings Inc.'s <9202> All Nippon Airways will be given 13.5 of the 50 new spots, followed by Japan Airlines <9201> with 11.5 spots. The remaining 25 spots will be distributed among airlines of the destination countries.

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