「Deutsche Lufthansa AG (LHA) rerouted its Tokyo flights to the southern-Japanese cities of Nagoya and Osaka, citing the risk of nuclear fallout and aftershocks following last week’s earthquake and tsunami.
The German carrier’s services are also stopping in Seoul for a crew change to avoid having staff stay overnight in Japan, spokesman Michael Lamberty said in an interview. Air France-KLM (AF) Group is likewise routing flights via the South Korean capital and other European carriers are taking similar steps.
Air France and KLM are operating flights via Seoul while continuing to serve the Japanese capital, spokesman Cedric Leurquin said by phone. Passengers can use a ticket on any flight and special one-way fares are on offer for people who aren’t sure when they’ll return, he said.」