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Japan-South Korea rift

$9 to Seoul: Airfares from Japan to South Korea dive as ties fray

Ticket prices down as much as 80% amid sinking demand

TOKYO -- Airfares from Japan to South Korea's capital are in free fall along with bilateral relations, with one-way fares from smaller Japanese cities as cheap as 1,000 yen ($9.35) before taxes and fuel surcharges.

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