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 ...

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 ...