Japanese overseas travelers were down 98.2% to 32,000 in September 2020

Japan National Tourism Organization (JNTO) announced that the number of Japanese overseas travelers was down 98.2% year on year to 31,600 in September 2020, plunging from 1.75 million a year ago.

According to OAG, an aviation date provider, international flight departures from six major airports in Japan (Narita, Haneda, Kansai, Nagoya, Fukuoka and Sapporo) were down 87.4% to 2,700 in September and available seats were also down 87.7% to 609,762, which were almost unchanged from August. 

The graph below illustrates monthly changes of Japanese overseas travelers in 2020:


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