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Flights rerouted to avoid N Korea rocket

Posted By yihan On April 10, 2012 @ 8:46 am In Tile,World News | Comments Disabled

News 24.com [1]
Tuesday, April 10, 2012

Asian airlines said they will divert planes from the intended flight path of North Korea’s rocket as shipping in the area was warned on Tuesday to beware of falling debris.

Japan’s two largest carriers, Japan Airlines and All Nippon Airways said they will alter the route of flights between Tokyo and Southeast Asian cities including Manila, Jakarta and Singapore during the planned rocket launch window.

Philippine Airlines said it “plans to reroute some of its flights in view of the possible effects on a portion of Philippine territory of the satellite launch of North Korea within the month.”

The moves came as Philippine air control authorities declared a no fly zone in airspace where North Korea’s rocket was projected to pass, a Japanese transport ministry official told AFP.

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[2] South Korea launches first rocket, to rile North: http://www.prisonplanet.com/south-korea-launches-first-rocket-to-rile-north.html

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[4] Fears As North Korea Prepares Rocket Launch: http://www.prisonplanet.com/fears-as-north-korea-prepares-rocket-launch.html

[5] Japan to ready defense against North Korea rocket: Kyodo: http://www.prisonplanet.com/japan-to-ready-defense-against-north-korea-rocket-kyodo.html

[6] North Korea ‘injecting fuel into rocket’: http://www.prisonplanet.com/north-korea-injecting-fuel-into-rocket.html

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