Nov 6, 2015

American Airlines to start LAX-Haneda flights in February

American Airlines Inc. announced Thursday that it will offer daily, nonstop service between Los Angeles and Tokyo starting Feb. 11, returning to Haneda airport after a lapse of more than two years. “It’s important for our customers to have direct access to Tokyo Haneda,” ...

2015's Beaujolais Nouveau arrives in Japan

Oct 31, 2015

2015's Beaujolais Nouveau arrives in Japan

The first Japan-bound shipment of 2015 Beaujolais Nouveau wine arrived at Haneda airport in Tokyo on Saturday. Some 3,200 bottles were in the shipment. The wine will go on sale at restaurants and retailers from Nov. 19, according to officials of Suntory Holdings Ltd. ...

Jun 19, 2015

Delta surrenders Seattle-Haneda route; AA to use slot for LAX

After beating American Airlines for the right to keep flying to Tokyo’s close-in airport, Delta Air Lines Inc. will give up the Seattle-to-Haneda route because it says the U.S. government’s terms are too onerous. The government said in March that Delta could retain its ...

Jun 9, 2015

Finnair mulls increasing flights to Japan, other countries

Finnair is considering adding one to two new international routes next year from its Helsinki hub to destinations it currently serves such as Japan, according to CEO Pekka Vauramo. The Finnish carrier currently flies to three Japanese cities — Tokyo, Osaka and Nagoya. Vauramo ...

Mar 24, 2015

Skymark pays ¥3 billion in Haneda landing fees

Failed Skymark Airlines has paid the government some ¥3 billion in overdue landing fees at Tokyo International Airport at Haneda and other state-managed airports, Jiji Press learned Monday. Skymark believes it necessary to keep its takeoff and landing slots at Haneda in order to ...

Jan 14, 2015

ANA eyes code-sharing with Skymark from March

All Nippon Airways Co. plans to start code-sharing with struggling Skymark Airlines Inc. from late March, a source said Tuesday. ANA has agreed to the code-sharing for Skymark’s domestic flights to and from Tokyo’s Haneda airport at the latter’s request. Skymark is also in ...

Dec 23, 2014

Haneda users exceeded 70 million in 2014

The annual number of travelers using Tokyo International Airport at Haneda has exceeded 70 million for the first time, the operator of the airport said Monday. A ceremony to mark the achievement was held at the airport the same day. The annual number of ...

Haneda soon to be third-busiest airport

Dec 1, 2014

Haneda soon to be third-busiest airport


Tokyo’s Haneda airport is accelerating its push to become an international hub and is expected to become the world’s third-busiest airport in terms of passenger traffic this business year. Haneda officials forecast that 73.4 million passengers will use the airport in the year ending ...