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UPDATE 1-Japan Airlines aims for discount network to capture post-coronavirus tourism

Oct 07, 2020 - Reuters UK

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan Airlines 9201.T wants to create a low-cost carrier network with three of its discount carriers to tap leisure travel that, unlike business travel, could rebound as the coronavirus wanes, the company president said on Wednesday.

“Aviation won’t return to what it was before and business travel demand could even shrink further. One of our targets is tourism,” Yuji Akasaka told a media briefing.

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