Japan to double coronavirus checks at major airports to 20,000 daily

National Oct 3, 2020

Japan to double coronavirus checks at major airports to 20,000 daily

The government will double the daily number of airport checks for the coronavirus to about 20,000 following the recent relaxation of entry restrictions, health minister Norihisa Tamura said Saturday. Tamura revealed the plan to reporters after taking a firsthand look at quarantine operations at Narita ...

Tourism gets a boost after Tokyo added to travel subsidy program

National Oct 3, 2020

Tourism gets a boost after Tokyo added to travel subsidy program

Railway stations in Tokyo and airports across Japan were crowded Saturday, the first weekend since travel to and from the capital was included in a government subsidy program. Taking advantage of the Go To Travel campaign aimed at reviving domestic tourism and consumption battered by ...

Narita Airport to reopen runway after three-month hiatus

Business Jul 14, 2020

Narita Airport to reopen runway after three-month hiatus

The operator of Narita International Airport said Tuesday that it will reopen one of its two runways that has been closed since April due to the novel coronavirus pandemic. Narita International Airport Corp. will reopen the 2,500-meter Runway B on July 22, ahead of the ...