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Asian airlines ramp up overseas flights as borders reopen

Carriers restart routes, rehire staff as COVID restrictions ease

IATA says Asia's airline industry will narrow its net loss in 2022 as more planes take to the skies. (Source photo by Kosaku Mimura and Reuters)

TOKYO -- Asian airlines are ramping up overseas flights as borders begin to open around the region, hoping for clearer skies ahead after the turbulence of the coronavirus pandemic.

The aviation industry was hit hard as most international travel ground to a halt in the face of COVID-19, but is now pushing to get more planes back in the air as countries start to ease tough restrictions on people's movements.

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