Japan has a reputation for loving expensive things like overpriced real estate, gourmet melons and luxury brands. but the nation is finally discovering the joy of flying cheap, with the arrival this year of three low-cost carriers. twenty-two-year-old graduate student chie kodama recently used jetstar for an urban-planning research trip to okinawa, and was surprised at how the planes were "normal," like any other airline's. "and it is so cheap you forgive any shortcomings," she said
posted: 10/6/2012 7:33 AM
Low-cost flying arrives in luxury-loving Japan
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