China News Service, December 2 According to a report by the Japan Broadcasting Association (NHK), on the 2nd, the Japanese Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism withdrew the previous announcement, requiring airlines to suspend new reservations for international flights to Japan.

Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Matsuno Hiroichi said that due to some of the chaos caused by previous policies, Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida issued instructions to fully consider the needs of the Japanese to return home.

Data map: Tokyo International Airport, Japan.

  According to reports, in order to prevent the spread of the Omi Keron variant of the new crown virus, Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism stated on the 1st that it has requested airlines to suspend the booking of new international flights to Japan until the end of December. Japanese people abroad also Cannot make an appointment to buy a ticket.

  However, on the 2nd, the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism of Japan also stated that due to some confusion caused by this move, taking into account the needs of the Japanese to return home, it has re-notified the airlines to withdraw the request.

  The reason is that Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Hiroichi Matsuno stated that the request to the airlines to stop booking bookings was implemented as an emergency measure from a preventive perspective. However, this also caused confusion to some relevant parties. Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has already Issue instructions to fully consider the needs of the Japanese to return home.

  The report pointed out that after Japan's Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism requested airlines to stop booking bookings, the voices of opposition from related airlines have been one after another, saying that "the measures are too strict."

In addition, Japanese people who have planned to return to their country abroad are also very confused.

  Regarding the withdrawal of the decision to stop booking bookings, some airlines said, “For the company, booking bookings cannot be made for a month in December, which is very serious for the business. “It’s great to be able to withdraw.”

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