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Singapore Airlines and other Asian carriers have been hit hard by tough travel restrictions in the region.   © Reuters
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COVID curbs leave Asian airlines lagging their U.S. peers

Loss-hit Singapore and Japan carriers pin recovery hopes on borders reopening

KENTARO IWAMOTO, Nikkei staff writer | Singapore

SINGAPORE -- Asia's airlines are struggling to emerge from the COVID-19 pandemic, with the biggest operators reporting significant losses -- again -- for the July-September quarter, reflecting the region's prolonged travel curbs.

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