Japan is seeking to expand international flight services ahead of the 2020 Olympics. Photo: Reuters

Japan poised to regain control of more flight routes around Tokyo after negotiating with US military

  • The flight restrictions by the US have forced numerous commercial flights using Haneda airport to detour or fly at certain altitudes to avoid it
  • The US has been returning parts of the airspace it controls to Japan over the years, most recently under a 2006 bilateral accord on the realignment of the US military presence in Japan
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Japan is seeking to expand international flight services ahead of the 2020 Olympics. Photo: Reuters
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