Jun 22, 2015

Hackers ground 1,400 LOT passengers at Warsaw

Around 1,400 passengers of the Polish airline LOT were grounded at Warsaw’s Chopin airport on Sunday after hackers attacked the airline ground computer systems used to issue flight plans, the company said. The computer system was hacked in the afternoon and fixed after around ...

Dec 23, 2014

Narita passengers since 1978 opening top 900 million

The cumulative number of passengers at Narita International Airport in Chiba Prefecture topped 900 million Monday, 36 years and seven months after the airport’s opening. Amid severe protests, the airport started operations with only one runway in May 1978. But the passenger figure grew ...

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 ...

Oct 14, 2014

Sick passengers removed from flight in Boston in Ebola scare

Emergency crews in protective gear removed five passengers with flulike symptoms from a commercial airliner that arrived at Boston’s Logan Airport on Monday, but U.S. health authorities played down the possibility of Ebola. Emirates flight 237 from Dubai landed at Logan around 2:30 p.m. ...

Chinese relatives of MH370 passengers demand Beijing probe

Mar 29, 2014

Chinese relatives of MH370 passengers demand Beijing probe

Relatives of the Chinese passengers aboard missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 have demanded China mount its own inquiry into the disappearance, a letter shows. The document, sent to Beijing’s special envoy in Kuala Lumpur, denounced Malaysia’s handling of the search and asked the Chinese ...

Aug 20, 2013

Bon voyagers on trains, planes surged over last year

The number of people who traveled on major train services and domestic and international flights over the Bon summer holiday period rose from a year before, according to data from major domestic airlines and six passenger service firms in the Japan Railways Group. About ...