• Kyodo News


Famed Hokkaido ski resort Niseko Village said Tuesday it has started a helicopter shuttle service linking Shin Chitose Airport for ¥189,000 per person, allowing skiers to get from Tokyo to the slopes in less than three hours.

Niseko Village is jointly operating the Heli-Shuttle service with Hilton Niseko Village and Aero Asahi Corp., a helicopter operator in the Toyota Motor Corp. group.

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