22 Mar '11, 3am

SIA says it will suspend half of its daily flights between Singapore & Tokyo due to weaker demand

Singapore Airlines (SIA) will halt two of its four flights between Changi Airport and Tokyo's Haneda Airport from this Sunday. --ST PHOTO: MUGILAN RAJASEGERAN SINGAPORE - SINGAPORE Airlines (SIA) said on Tuesday it will suspend half of its daily flights between Singapore and Tokyo as demand weakened following a nuclear scare in ravaged Japan. Singapore Airlines will halt two of its four flights between Changi Airport and Tokyo's Haneda Airport from this Sunday, the airline said on its website. 'Flights SQ635 and SQ636 which operate between Singapore and Haneda will be suspended from 27 March 2011,' a post on SIA's main website read. An SIA spokesman told AFP the suspension was due to a slump in customers going to Japan after a massive 9.0 earthquake and subsequent tsunami hit the country's northeast. The twin disasters triggered a crisis at a tsunami-hit nuclear power plan...

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