More Intl. Flights At Haneda For Olympics

More intl. flights at Haneda for Olympics

Tokyo's Haneda Airport will add 50 new international flights per day ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. The new schedule will start next March.

Twenty four of the new routes will serve cities in the United States.

Eight will serve China and four Australia. Russia will get four additional flights and two each are allocated to Italy, India, Turkey, Finland and the Scandinavian region.

The transport ministry will decide on the exact destinations after discussions with the airline companies.

Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways will operate half of the new flights.