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S.Korea's top court upholds suspension of Asiana Airlines' San Francisco route for 45 days

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South Korea's Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a government decision to suspend Asiana Airlines' Incheon- San Francisco route for 45 days.

SEOUL, Oct 17 (Reuters) - South Korea's Supreme Court on Thursday upheld a government decision to suspend Asiana Airlines' 020560.KS Incheon- San Francisco route for 45 days.

The country's transport ministry suspended Asiana Airlines' U.S. bound flights as a penalty linked to its 2013 deadly plane crash in San Francisco. Asiana had sought a court injunction against the punitive measure.

(Reporting by Sangmi Cha, writing by Ju-min Park; Editing by Shri Navaratnam)

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