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AirAsia Japan to suspend all flights for most of October

Three domestic routes to be rehalted as group CEO Fernandes rethinks plans

An AirAsia Japan plane taxis at Chubu Airport in central Japan. (Photo courtesy of AirAsia Japan)

TOKYO -- AirAsia Japan said on Wednesday it is suspending all flights from Oct. 1 to Oct. 24 due to less-than-expected demand caused by COVID-19.

Three domestic routes connecting the carrier's base in Chubu in central Japan to Sapporo, Sendai and Fukuoka will be suspended.

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