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Japan-China flights cut 30% due to virus, with Osaka hit hard

Reductions by ANA and JAL jeopardize country's goal of 40m tourists in 2020

The Tsutenkaku tower, an Osaka landmark, stands over the Shinsekai shopping and dining district. (Photo by Konosuke Urata)

TOKYO -- Flights between China and Japan already are down by nearly one-third this month as airlines cut service in response to the coronavirus outbreak, with Osaka and Nagoya hardest hit by the drop in travel.

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