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 ...

Korean Air jet catches fire at Haneda, forcing evacuation

May 27, 2016

Korean Air jet catches fire at Haneda, forcing evacuation

An engine fire forced a Korean Air jet to scrub takeoff at Tokyo’s Haneda airport on Friday but its 320 passengers and crew managed to evacuate safely, transport ministry and airport officials said. Seven of the 302 passengers and 17 crew members on the ...

May 8, 2016

Toa found to have faked Haneda runway seismic reinforcement data

Toa Corp.’s fabrication of seismic reinforcement work at Tokyo’s Haneda airport is raising questions about the ability of its runways to withstand earthquakes. At a news conference in Yokohama Friday, Toa President Masaomi Matsuo apologized for causing public concern and signaled that he intends ...