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NRT Focus: Concern uncovered at the gates - NHK WORLD

More than 20 million foreigners came to Japan last year. Ahead of the Olympics and Paralympics in 3 years, the country is preparing to receive even …

ANA posts record profit in 2016, but JAL sees profits fall

ANA Holdings Inc. reported Friday a record group net profit in fiscal 2016 on lower fuel costs and cost-cutting efforts, while the nation’s other …

Japan Airlines sees revenues and profits slide

Japan Airlines saw revenue and profits slide last year despite a gradual recovery in the Japanese economy.<p>International passenger revenue fell by …

Making airport processes ‘easier, more efficient and more comfortable for passengers’

An interview with Michael Tan, President & Chairman of the Board, Scarabee Aviation Group. By Ross Falconer. An interview with Michael Tan, President …

Japan's ANA to lease four Boeing 737-800s as MRJ delays continue

By Sam Nussey and Maki Shiraki<p>TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan's ANA Holdings Inc <9202.T>, will lease four Boeing (BA.N) 737-800 aircraft while it awaits …

Taiwan’s Taichung and Japan’s Chubu airports sign Sister Airport Agreement

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) - Taichung Airport has signed a “Sister Airport Agreement” with Japan’s Chubu Centrair International Airport in Nagoya Thursday, …

Narita introduces self-service bag drop

<b>Narita International Airport has introduced four self-service bag drop units.</b><p>The units will initially be available to passengers of Air France, …

The Belgian Paralympic Committee (BPC) has signed a partnership with Japanese airline All Nippon Airways (ANA) in the build-up to Tokyo 2020.

The Belgian Paralympic Committee (BPC) has signed a partnership with Japanese airline All Nippon Airways (ANA) in the build-up to Tokyo 2020.<p>The …

ANA airlines to add extra flight from Jakarta to Tokyo

Japanese airline All Nippon Airways (ANA) is set to add one extra flight schedule to serve the Jakarta-Tokyo route.<p>Announced on Friday, the extra …

Airports

Local airports in Japan bypassed in tourism boom

TOKYO -- Even as the numbers of foreigners visiting Japan rise, international flights are declining at small-city airports as low-cost carriers …

ANA to spend ¥30 billion to turn Peach into subsidiary

ANA Holdings Inc. has decided to bring low-cost carrier affiliate Peach Aviation Ltd. under its wing by raising its stake in the company from about …

Haneda airport sees record-high passenger numbers in 2016

A record 79.2 million passengers used Tokyo’s Haneda airport in 2016, up around 4 million from the previous record set in 2015, due to a rise in …

Smiths Detection to Enhance Security at Kansai Airport, Japan

Kansai Airport is working with Smiths Detection to deploy the first ever Smart Security checkpoint in Japan.<p>The Smart Security Checkpoint is an …

Tokyo Airport: Everything A Travelling Man Needs To Know

Flying into the Land of the Rising Sun used to be a trivial matter.<p>You landed at Tokyo Narita, took the long trek into the centre of the city and …

Okinawa Airport is Japan’s sixth busiest with almost 20m passengers

In May 2016 Korean Air began serving Okinawa from Seoul Incheon, a route already served by Asiana Airlines, Eastar Jet, Jeju Airlines, Jin Air, Peach …

Robots lend a helping hand to visitors at Haneda Airport:The Asahi Shimbun

A fleet of robots was deployed to Haneda Airport in Tokyo to greet and assist the flood of visitors expected to arrive during the Lunar New Year …

Japan's Haneda Airport set to raise landing fees

TOKYO -- Japan's transport ministry will adjust international landing fees at Tokyo's Haneda Airport in April for the first time in nearly two …

Naha Airport temporarily closed over F-15 fighter problem

The sole runway at Naha Airport in Okinawa Prefecture was forced to close temporarily Monday after an Air Self-Defense Force F-15 fighter jet …

Robots Are Now Clearing Tables At This Japanese Airport

The robot revolution has begun in earnest, continuing in Japan where contraptions are now clearing your table, you messy traveler.<p>CNET reports …

ANA concerned Trump's policies may slow global growth

ANA Holdings Inc., owner of Japan’s biggest airline, said it’s concerned the policies of U.S. President Donald Trump may slow global growth, which in …

Japan's ANA profit soars on cheaper fuel, strong yen

[TOKYO] Japan's All Nippon Airways (ANA) on Friday said net profit jumped in the nine months to December thanks to falling fuel prices, a pick-up in …

75% of Japan's airports lack overrun buffers: transport ministry

Runways at three-quarters of the airports in Japan, including its busiest gateways, Narita and Haneda, do not meet safety standards for preventing …

PICTURE: Japan Air Commuter receives first ATR

Japan Air Commuter has taken delivery of its first ATR 42-600.

China Airlines and Japan Airlines to strengthen cargo and passenger cooperation

Taiwan's China Airlines and Japan Airlines have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to expand their strategic cooperation on cargo and …