A shortage of pilots is forcing Japan’s Peach Aviation to cancel 488 flights during May and June. Peach said the cancellations are “with extreme regret,” but said the decision was made to “maintain efficient and safe operations.” Up to 2,088 flights between May 19 and Oct. 25 may be affected. The low-cost carrier (LCC) said it managed to keep the flight cancellation rate to 0.96%, which is a “remarkably low number among LCCs.” However, it said the ...

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