LCCs want to cancel service due to few bookings
NHK -- Jun 19
Japan's transport ministry is considering whether to allow low-cost carriers to cancel flights when only a small number of seats are sold.

Currently, domestic flights can be cancelled due to factors such as bad weather or mechanical failure, but not because there are only a few passengers.

LCC operators are calling for those regulations to be eased, so that they can cancel flights more flexibly. They argue that they could then launch new routes that would otherwise not be cost-effective, and offer lower fares.

News source: NHK
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