• SHARE

Minor delays are expected for some 60 international flights departing Japan at the end of the year due to crisis management measures to deal with the Year 2000 computer problem, Transport Ministry officials said Friday.

A contingency plan to ease possible disruptions caused by the Y2K problem, created by the ministry for submission to the International Civil Aviation Organization, calls for allotting more time between takeoffs on congested routes to such destinations as the United States.

In a time of both misinformation and too much information, quality journalism is more crucial than ever.
By subscribing, you can help us get the story right.

SUBSCRIBE NOW