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Japan VR company lets customers fly without wings

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Japan VR company lets customers fly without wings

Japan VR company lets customers fly without wings

Tokyo entertainment company First Airlines is tapping into a growing virtual reality travel market for Japanese holidaymakers grounded by coronavirus travel restrictions.


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