• Kyodo


All Nippon Airways Co. said Wednesday it will extend throughout February the suspension of all flights between the Chinese city of Wuhan, where the outbreak of a new deadly coronavirus began last month, and Narita Airport.

The move comes after ANA decided on Jan. 24 to suspend daily round-trip flights between Wuhan and Narita for the rest of January, affecting some 2,400 people.

The airline has decided to extend the suspension as Wuhan is under a virtual lockdown and no transportation is now allowed to and from the city’s airport.

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