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Kyunghee Park
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 18, 2022
Singapore aims to be Asia’s busiest international airport
Changi Airport is readying to welcome back visitors en masse, hoping improvements made during the pandemic will cement its status as Asia's premier aviation hub.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 23, 2022
Disruption to rail routes due to war in Ukraine poses latest hitch for supply chains
Exporters and logistics firms transporting auto parts, cars, laptops and smartphones are now looking to avoid land routes that pass through Russia or the combat zone.
Japan Times
ASIA PACIFIC
Nov 30, 2021
Singapore’s long-awaited reopening fell flat even before omicron
It's not just the expense of travel during a pandemic but the uncertainty that's putting people off.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 24, 2021
Quarantines crushing air travel are getting longer and lonelier
Even as vaccines embolden countries to plot paths to reopening, authorities around the world are tightening the screws to stop COVID-19 mutations from slipping through quarantine.
Japan Times
WORLD
Dec 10, 2020
COVID-19 scare on cruise ship shows perils of resuming tourism
Singapore's ill-fated attempts to enliven tourism underscore the difficulties of getting any sort of travel up and running — even in a nation with few community cases.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Oct 23, 2020
Why building an electric car is so expensive, for now
Carmakers are aiming to find new savings on technology, most critically the batteries that can make up a third of a vehicle's cost.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Oct 15, 2020
Mass air travel two years away, says Singapore transport minister
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BUSINESS
Dec 24, 2019
'Nut rage' heiress Heather Cho criticizes her brother atop family biz
The South Korean business dynasty that gained notoriety with the "nut-rage incident" is generating turbulence again.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / FOCUS
Aug 19, 2019
Cathay Pacific remains under scrutiny as CEO takes fall for Hong Kong protests
Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. is counting on the resignation of its British chief executive officer, Rupert Hogg, to move beyond the tumult that saw its employees' participation in the Hong Kong protests draw the ire of Beijing. But will it be enough?
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Aug 16, 2019
China's crackdown on Cathay Pacific bodes ill for other companies in Hong Kong
For more than half a century, Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. has been Hong Kong's gateway to the world, its mix of British heritage and Asian high-altitude luxury bridging the city's colonial past with its Chinese location. But it's that unique cultural blend that has ensnared the carrier in an increasingly...
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jun 3, 2019
Air cargo carriers caught in crossfire of Trump-China trade dispute
U.S. President Donald Trump's intensifying trade war with China dented air cargo traffic even before FedEx Corp. got dragged into the brawl, as companies worldwide reconfigure their supply chains in the face of increasing tariffs.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Sep 21, 2018
At sea and in the air, China races to get products to U.S. before tariffs hit
The race is on to get Chinese goods into the U.S. before President Donald Trump's tariffs bite.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
May 8, 2018
Japan Airlines may set up budget carrier, vice chairwoman says
Japan Airlines Co. is examining setting up a new low cost carrier to increase capacity and take on rising competition from budget operators.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Dec 6, 2017
Tokyo to San Francisco in under six hours? Japan Airlines invests in supersonic jet startup Boom Technology
Supersonic jetliner travel, which ended more than a decade ago with the Concorde, is set for a boost after Japan Airlines Co. agreed to invest $10 million (about ¥1.1 billion) in Colorado startup Boom Technology Inc. The deal will give JAL a 1 percent stake in the Denver-based company.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies / ANALYSIS
Feb 12, 2015
Skymark's $612 million airport slots represents a lifeline from bankruptcy
Skymark Airlines Inc. may have filed for bankruptcy and seen its passenger numbers dwindle. It still holds an asset worth about $612 million in annual revenue that offers a path out of bankruptcy.
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 9, 2015
Airlines benefit from clogged sea traffic
The U.S. military ordered yogurt and cottage cheese flown to forces in Japan and South Korea last month as a labor dispute began jamming up West Coast ports.

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