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Korean Air.(government restricts flights)

The Korean government has told Korean Air to stop flying on certain routes following seven incidents in the past two months, including 70 injuries, in an unprecedented move, the Ministry of Construction and Transportation instructed the carrier to suspend 138 flights a week on 10 domestic routes for six months. The Ministry quite openly says it is punishment for causing widespread anxiety to the public as well as dealing a blow to the economy. …

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