Airways that have been hoping to show the nook this yr after a tough 2020 could also be in for a impolite awakening. Main Japanese service All Nippon Airways is planning to slash worldwide flights through the summer season by 50 p.c.
ANA will halt flights on 16 worldwide routes, together with from Narita to New York, and put the brakes on beginning service from Haneda Airport to Istanbul and Stockholm.
Pilots will fly smaller planes on the worldwide routes it’s conserving to scale back complete seating by half.
The airline has already suspended or minimize worldwide flights by about 80 p.c.
ANA might make additional reductions if the pandemic continues to limit journey.