AirAsia group launches Japan-Bangkok flights

Sep 1, 2014

AirAsia group launches Japan-Bangkok flights

The Thai affiliate of Malaysian low-cost carrier AirAsia launched flight services between Japan and Bangkok on Monday. Thai AirAsia X links Don Mueang International Airport in the Thai capital with Narita and Kansai airports using 377-seat A330 jets manufactured by Airbus SAS. There will ...

Narita airport to open first capsule hotel

Jul 19, 2014

Narita airport to open first capsule hotel

A capsule hotel catering to those who take early morning flights is scheduled to open Sunday in a parking garage adjacent to Narita International Airport’s Terminal 2. The hotel, called nine hours, offers overnight stays starting from ¥3,900 in sleeping pods about a meter ...

Jul 8, 2014

Narita airport shopping mall remodeled

New stores and eateries opened Tuesday at Narita International Airport, signaling the end to renovations of the shopping area at Terminal 1. According to Narita International Airport Corp., the airport’s operating company, the large-scale refurbishment that started in early March was aimed at “bringing ...

The naked American at Narita airport

| Jun 25, 2014

The naked American at Narita airport

by Baye McNeil

Leaving Narita, stripped of your African accoutrement and any other identifiers that speak to your nationality and sensibilities, you advance through an array of unfamiliar sights and sounds, just as brown and naked as the day you were born.

Case against U.S. pilots killed in '09 crash proceeds

Jun 10, 2014

Case against U.S. pilots killed in '09 crash proceeds

Police officials say they plan to send a case to prosecutors alleging professional negligence against two U.S. pilots who were killed when their FedEx cargo plane crashed at Narita International Airport in March 2009. Kevin Kyle Mosley, the 54-year-old pilot of the MD-11, and ...

Haneda Airport expands international flights

Mar 30, 2014

Haneda Airport expands international flights

Takeoff and landing slots for international flights jumped by 50 percent at Tokyo’s Haneda airport on Sunday. The move made about 80 international flights available at Tokyo International Airport per day, up 50 percent, boosting convenience for businesspeople and tourists seeking immediate access to ...