Japanese airlines have decided to suspend most of their flights for China and South Korea in accordance with the Japanese government’s initiative to enhance the control measures against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).
ANA has suspended Haneda-Beijing, Haneda-Shanghai (Pudong), Haneda-Guangzhou and Haneda-Hong Kong on the China routes and Haneda-Seoul (Gimpo) on the South Korea routes since March 9.
JAL has suspended Haneda-Seoul (Gimpo) and reduced services on Haneda-Beijing, Haneda-Shanghai (Pudong) and Haneda-Shanghai (Hongqiao) routes.
To support travels between Tokyo and Seoul, JAL will operate temporary flights on March 10, 12 and 14 (JL8951 from Narita at 15:45 to Incheon at 18:15, JL8952 from Incheon at 19:40 to Narita at 21;45). Also, the aircraft will be upsized on Haneda-Shanghai (JL81, JL82), Haneda-Hong Kong (JL29, JL26) and Narita-Busan (JL957, JL958).
In the meantime, Asiana Airlines will suspend all of its services for Japan by March 31 and continue suspending part of services even after April 1, and Korea Airlines has decided considerable reductions of its services for Japan.