Apr 11, 2016

Air China plane ignored 'go around' order at Tokyo's Haneda airport

An Air China passenger plane landed at Haneda airport in Tokyo on Saturday despite instructions from the air traffic controller to abandon and reattempt the landing, officials said. The transport ministry said Monday it has inquired with Air China Ltd. about the incident. According ...

Apr 8, 2016

Panel proposes new, faster Haneda-Narita subway line

A transport ministry subcommittee has proposed constructing a new bypass subway line between Tokyo’s Haneda airport and Narita International Airport in Chiba Prefecture in a draft report examining new rail projects. The Council for Transport Policy will submit the report to Land, Infrastructure, Transport ...

Mar 4, 2016

ANA mulls introducing Haneda-New York flights in October

All Nippon Airways will consider launching direct flights linking Tokyo’s Haneda airport with eastern U.S. cities including New York from late October, airline President Osamu Shinobe said Friday. ANA hopes to take advantage of new takeoff and landing slots between 6 a.m. and 10 ...

Feb 8, 2016

Japan, U.S. postpone talks on new slots at Haneda

Japan and the United States have postponed negotiations scheduled for Tuesday over the allocation of slots for flights connecting Tokyo’s Haneda airport and U.S. cities, the transport ministry said Monday. The U.S. government said it needs more time for some internal adjustments, according to ...

Sep 1, 2015

Police use Segway to enhance Haneda airport security

Tokyo police introduced the Segway two-wheel electric vehicle Tuesday to strengthen security at Haneda airport ahead of key international events in Japan. It is the first time Japanese police are using the Segway, which go as fast as 20 kph and can travel about ...

Japanese head abroad as Bon exodus begins

Aug 8, 2015

Japanese head abroad as Bon exodus begins

Tens of thousands of vacationers flew abroad from airports in the Tokyo and Osaka areas as Japan’s summer exodus began Saturday. The number of international travelers passing through Narita airport is expected to total 871,500 during the 10 days of the Bon holiday season ...