Feb 11, 2015

Skymark chief says corporate rehab could lead to international flights

Skymark Airlines may consider using the Airbus A330 jetliner for international flights in the future, according to Takashi Ide, the bankrupt airline’s chairman. Using the A330 for international services could be “one option,” he said in an interview on Tuesday. “Southeast Asian countries such ...

Dec 29, 2014

U.S. ready to assist in search for missing AirAsia jet

The United States said Sunday that it was ready to help search for an AirAsia plane that disappeared while traveling from Indonesia to Singapore, but that so far it had not been asked. The State Department said it was aware of the search and ...

Military exercises delay flights throughout China

Jul 22, 2014

Military exercises delay flights throughout China

China’s airline regulator has warned travelers to expect flight delays at 12 airports through mid-August, and an airport employee says military exercises are the reason. The Civil Aviation Administration of China said Tuesday the airports affected include Shanghai, Nanjing, Hangzhou, Zhengzhou and Qingdao. The ...

Jul 15, 2014

Narita International expecting 5% less passengers this summer

Narita International Airport is expecting a 5 percent fall in cross-border passengers this summer vacation period compared with last year, due largely to airlines having shifted some flights to Haneda, the international gateway closer to central Tokyo. Narita, located about 70 km northeast of ...