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    Japanese Airlines to Cancel Over 200 Flights as Major Tropical Storm Approaches - Reports

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    MOSCOW (Sputnik) - Japanese airline companies will suspend an estimated 222 flights on Wednesday and Thursday as a major tropical storm is expected to reach Japan's western coast later in the week, NHK broadcaster reported.

    As of 10:30 a.m. local time (01:30 GMT), Japan Airlines has already canceled 62 flights, the NHK broadcaster reported.

    Several other carriers, such as Japan Air Commuter, Peach Aviation, All Nippon Airways, Solaseed Air, Skymark Airlines, Jetstar Japan, Spring Japan and Vanilla Air, have together canceled some 160 flights so far, according to NHK.

    ​Passengers are advised to check their bookings to get the latest information about their flights.




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