Typhoon Grounds More Than 1,600 Domestic Flights


Typhoon grounds more than 1,600 domestic flights

Airlines in Japan canceled more than 1,600 domestic flights on Saturday due to a powerful typhoon.

Japan Airlines has canceled 543 flights across the country, including most arriving and departing Haneda and Narita airports.

All Nippon Airways has canceled 569 flights, including all those to and from Haneda and Narita.

The other affected carriers are Skymark Airlines with 111 flights, Jetstar with 118, Fuji Dream Airlines with 62, Peach Aviation with 58, Star Flyer with 57, AIRDO with 60, Solaseed Air with 51, Japan Transocean Air with 17, Spring Airlines Japan with 10, AirAsia Japan with 8 and Japan Air Commuter with 6.

International flight cancellations include 150 All Nippon Airways flights, most going into and out of Haneda and Narita.

Japan Airlines has canceled 94 international flights, mainly to and from Haneda, Narita, Chubu, and Kansai.

Peach Aviation has canceled 20 international flights, mainly to and from Haneda and Kansai.

Airlines are asking passengers to check their websites for the latest information.