Jan 28, 2016

Anonymous claims cyberattacks targeting MPD, airport websites

Police say someone purporting to be a member of the international hacker group Anonymous has claimed responsibility for a cyberattack on the Metropolitan Police Department’s website late Wednesday. According to police, the site could not be accessed between 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. The ...

Oct 11, 2015

Cyberattack suspected in outages of two airport websites

The website of Narita International Airport became inaccessible for about eight hours from around 2:30 a.m. Saturday after receiving a massive number of connections that could have been comprised a denial of service attack, the airport operator said. The website of Chubu Centrair International ...

Jun 12, 2015

ANA launches daily Narita-Houston flights

All Nippon Airways launched a route Friday connecting Narita International Airport with Houston. The route will have one round trip per day, using a Boeing 777-300ER with 250 seats. ANA is looking to attract business users going to the southern United States, a hub ...

Jun 9, 2015

Finnair mulls increasing flights to Japan, other countries

Finnair is considering adding one to two new international routes next year from its Helsinki hub to destinations it currently serves such as Japan, according to CEO Pekka Vauramo. The Finnish carrier currently flies to three Japanese cities — Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya. Vauramo ...

Baby born on Air Canada flight en route to Narita

May 11, 2015

Baby born on Air Canada flight en route to Narita

A Canadian woman gave birth aboard a Tokyo-bound plane after going into labor over the Pacific Ocean, a spokesman for Air Canada said Monday, an event the baby’s father described as “completely unexpected.” The 23-year-old woman delivered a baby girl with the help of ...