• Kyodo


The annual yearend vacation rush to peaked Friday as people jammed trains, airports and expressways nationwide in an effort to get to hometowns or resorts to spend the New Year’s holidays.

Most domestic flights departing from Tokyo’s Haneda airport and other major airports across the nation were fully booked Friday, a day after the exodus peaked for overseas-bound travelers at Narita airport, airlines said.

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