Korean Air, Asiana Airlines, Singapore Airlines and Air Canada began rerouting flights that normally pass through North Korean airspace after Pyongyang said it was "compelled to declare that security cannot be guaranteed for South Korean civil airplanes flying through the territorial air of our side." KE and Asiana began rerouting an estimated 15 daily flights that approach South Korea from the east to new flight paths that take aircraft over Japan, adding an estimated 40 min. and $2,500 in ...

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