ANA, JAL cancel Haneda, Narita flights
NHK -- Oct 11
All Nippon Airways has canceled all 406 domestic flights to and from Tokyo's Haneda Airport and Narita Airport on Saturday, due to approaching Typhoon Hagibis.

ANA says it may also cancel some domestic flights using Chubu International Airport in Aichi Prefecture and some other airports in Osaka Prefecture.

Japan Airlines has already cancelled about 350 fights, almost all of its domestic flights, to and from Haneda and Narita airports on Saturday.

Other airlines operating in Japan say they may not operate some flights on Saturday and Sunday.

They are urging passengers to check the latest information on their websites or social media.

全日空は、台風19号の影響で12日に羽田空港と成田空港を発着する国内線のすべての便を欠航にすると発表しました。欠航になる便の数は約370便に上るとみられています。また、JR東海は12日の昼前から東海道新幹線の本数を減らしたり、運休したりすると発表しました。このほか、各社とも運休の可能性をホームページなどですでに公表しています。
News sources: NHK, ANNnewsCH
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