Air carriers in Japan have canceled 549 domestic flights for Thursday due to a severe tropical storm approaching western Japan.
Flights connecting Tokyo's Haneda Airport and airports in western Japan have been mostly canceled.
The number of canceled flights by air carrier are: Japan Airlines 171; All Nippon Airways 128; Skymark 78; Jetstar 44; Peach Aviation 36; Japan Air Commuter 25; Solaseed Air 24; Fuji Dream Airlines 14; Star Flyer 9; AIRDO 8; AirAsia Japan 8; Japan Transocean Air 2; and Spring Airlines Japan 2.
Airline companies say they may cancel more flights, depending on the movement of the storm. They are calling on travelers to check the latest information on their flights.