Airlines bracing for laptop ban on Europe-U.S. flights at peak season

May 12, 2017

Airlines bracing for laptop ban on Europe-U.S. flights at peak season

Airline and travel-industry groups are quietly expressing concern about a plan under consideration by U.S. security authorities to prohibit passengers from carrying their laptop computers into the cabin on flights from Europe.Extending electronics restrictions — now in place for travel from some Middle Eastern ...

Apr 3, 2017

Airport security to get nationwide upgrade ahead of Olympics

The transport ministry plans to install more surveillance cameras at airports to increase public safety ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, officials said Monday.The Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Ministry plans to deploy cameras at 15 state-managed airports, including Fukuoka Airport, Naha ...

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 passengers ...