26-Aug-2010 11:11 AM

69 of Japan's 75 domestic airports have not met forecasts

Japan's MLIT reported in Mar-2010 that of the country's 75 domestic airports, 67 airports, or 90% of the total, have not met their passenger forecasts (Yomiuri Shimbun, 25-Aug-2010). MLIT Minister Seiji Maehara recently stated: "We'll review the airport improvement accounts system and basically stop further airport construction."

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