Rail extension proposed to boost Haneda airport accessibility

Jul 28, 2014

Rail extension proposed to boost Haneda airport accessibility

The transport ministry is considering building a rail line to connect two stations owned by different private railways to improve accessibility to Tokyo’s Haneda airport before the 2020 Olympics. In response, Ota Ward, where the envisaged line would be built, has proposed extending Tokyu ...

79,000-slot expansion possible at Haneda, Narita airports

Jun 7, 2014

79,000-slot expansion possible at Haneda, Narita airports

A transport ministry panel said Friday that it is possible to increase the total annual number of arrival and departure slots at two international airports in the Tokyo area by up to 79,000 to add extra capacity for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. The current ...

Jun 3, 2014

New Haneda slots created a glut, JAL chief says

Japan Airlines Co. said the release of new operating slots at Tokyo’s Haneda airport has created a capacity glut likely to persist for another 18 months, weighing on average fares and earnings. “There was a large increase in the supply, and demand has not ...

Apr 3, 2014

Tokyo police launch counterterror unit at Haneda Airport

Tokyo police launched an counterterrorism unit Thursday to deal with potential hijackings and other attacks at Tokyo International Airport in Haneda. The Metropolitan Police Department tightened security after the airport expanded its international flights by about 50 percent last month to about 90,000 per ...

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 ...

Jan 6, 2014

Haneda airport sees stimulant seizures soar

The amount of stimulant drugs seized at Tokyo’s Haneda airport has grown sharply since it started accepting international flights in October 2010, customs data show. A total of 35.7 kg of stimulants were seized at Tokyo International Airport in the first 10 months of ...

ANA lands 11 Haneda slots; JAL is given five

Oct 2, 2013

ANA lands 11 Haneda slots; JAL is given five

The transport ministry said Wednesday that All Nippon Airways Co. will receive 11 slots in the expanded international flight schedule next March at Tokyo’s Haneda airport while Japan Airlines Co. will get five. ANA has been lobbying for a “fair” allocation of the new ...

Aug 16, 2013

Haneda consistently world's best for on-time departures

Tokyo’s Haneda has kept its top spot for five straight months to July among the world’s busiest airports for on-time departure performance, according to a report released by the U.S. website FlightStats.com providing global flight and airport information. The latest report, which surveyed on-time ...

Haneda rebounds to No. 4 in world

Mar 30, 2013

Haneda rebounds to No. 4 in world

Tokyo’s Haneda airport was rated the world’s fourth-busiest in 2012, regaining a position it last held in 2008, according to data from Airport Council International, an organization of global airport operators. Haneda, formally known as Tokyo International Airport, was pushed down to fifth place ...