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Tokyo agreement threatens Delta's only nonstop flight to Asia from MSP

 


Efforts to protect the only nonstop flight between Minnesota and Asia suffered a severe setback Thursday, as the United States and Japan agreed on a deal that Delta Air Lines has warned could imperil its Minneapolis-Tokyo service.

The agreement provides for more daytime landing slots for trans-Pacific flights at Tokyo’s Haneda Airport, according to a release from the U.S. Embassy in Japan. Delta flies to Narita International Airport, 46 miles from downtown, and executives have said the new plan favors rivals American and United airlines.

http://www.startribune.com/tokyo-agreement-threatens-delta-s-only-nonstop-flight-to-asia-from-msp/369284351/

 

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