7 months Korean Air to cut flights to Japan as diplomatic row hits demand MB |Biz
By Reuters SEOUL  – Korean Air Lines will suspend its flights between the South Korean city of Busan and Japan’s Sapporo from Sept. 3 because of falling demand amid a worsening diplomatic and economic row between the two neighbors. The logo of Korean Airlines is seen at its aviation shed in Incheon, South Korea, February 27, 2017.(REUTERS/Kim Hong-Ji / MANILA BULLETIN) Last month, Japan tightened controls of exports of high-tech materials to South Korea, in apparent retaliation for a South Korean court ruling over wartime forced labor. Such disputes have prompted a widespread boycott of Japanese products and services, from ... more