• Kyodo


Korea Express Air, a small South Korean airline, has decided to cancel charter flights to Izumo, Shimane Prefecture, because of falling demand for package tours as Tokyo and Seoul find themselves increasingly at odds over wartime issues, local officials said Friday.

Six round-trip flights scheduled from Gimpo Airport in Seoul to Izumo Airport from Saturday to July 25 will be canceled. The Shimane Prefectural Government said Korea Express Air notified it of the plan.

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