Haneda airport set for major renovation ahead of 2020 Olympics

Nov 27, 2016

Haneda airport set for major renovation ahead of 2020 Olympics

Tokyo’s Haneda airport will undergo a major renovation to prepare for the surge in flights expected for the 2020 Summer Olympics, officials at the transport ministry said. Terminal 2, which is used mainly for domestic flights by All Nippon Airways, will be renewed to ...

Nov 24, 2016

Man charged over hoax calls to pilots in Australia

A man accused of making hoax calls to pilots in Australia, which saw at least one passenger plane change altitude and course, has been charged with endangering the safety of aircraft, police said. The 19-year-old was arrested Tuesday following 16 separate unauthorized radio transmissions ...

Nov 20, 2016

Gold Star family of slain California soldier booed on flight

ornia The father of a California soldier recently killed in Afghanistan says he felt disrespected and hurt by passengers who booed him and his family when they were on a flight to meet his son’s remains. Stewart Perry tells the Stockton Record he and ...

JAL celebrates 50th year of service for Japan-New York route

Nov 13, 2016

JAL celebrates 50th year of service for Japan-New York route

Japan Airlines marked the 50th anniversary of its Japan-New York route, with an event at Narita International Airport near Tokyo, on Saturday. On Nov. 12, 1966, JAL became the first domestic carrier to launch flight services between Tokyo and New York using Douglas DC-8 ...

Oct 14, 2016

Emirates airline is ordered to revoke Japanese employees' dismissal

The Osaka Prefectural Government’s Labor Relations Commission said Friday it has ordered Emirates airline to revoke its dismissal of three unionized employees. The commission found that the dismissals amounted to unfair labor practices. According to the order dated Tuesday, the three employees of the ...

Oct 7, 2016

Airlines become first industry to pledge carbon emissions cap

The airline industry agreed Thursday on a framework for reducing its carbon footprint at a U.N. meeting in Montreal, the first time a commercial sector has voluntarily tackled climate change. Six years of negotiations culminated in the agreement at the International Civil Aviation Organization’s ...