Feb 24, 2017

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 39 percent, a sources close to the matter said Friday. ANA, parent of All Nippon Airways, plans to spend ...

Feb 22, 2017

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 foreign visitors and the opening of new U.S. routes, government data showed Wednesday. The number of international ...

Japan's planes, trains, ships harnessing big data

Feb 6, 2017

Japan's planes, trains, ships harnessing big data

Transportation firms are tapping into big data to improve the safety of their services, with the collection of information hoped to detect mechanical problems before they occur. In other industries, big data have begun to play a larger role in understanding consumer tastes or ...

ANA concerned Trump's policies may slow global growth

Jan 28, 2017

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 turn affects airline passenger traffic. “We have to consider the effect on logistics and movements if trade frictions arise as ...

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

Jan 27, 2017

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 severe overrun accidents, the transport ministry says. The “runway end safety area” should extend at least 90 meters from the end of ...