The carrier announced in Oct-05 plans to withdraw from unprofitable routes to Kansai, Kagoshima and Tokushima. The carrier also plans to expand internationally in 2009 following the completion of the fourth runway at Tokyo Haneda Airport.
"There are limited routes on which we can achieve low cost services within Japan. If we extend the range outside the country, Taiwan and Shanghai are among the routes on which we may be able to offer low fares," Shinichi Nishikubo, President, Skymark Airlines.
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