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FLIGHTS

Japan Times
JAPAN
Nov 5, 2019
Number of round-trip flights by Chinese airlines linking China and Japan tops 1,000 per week
The number of round-trip flights by Chinese airlines linking cities in China and Japan has topped 1,000 per week, with China regaining top spot from South Korea in the frequency of flight connections with Japan, a Japanese government source said Tuesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 14, 2018
Kansai airport reopens runway 10 days after typhoon flooding
The major international hub plans to resume around 40 domestic and 80 international flight services, equivalent to around 30 percent of the airportsu2019s pre-typhoon traffic.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 14, 2018
Narita airport wins approval to expand hours for takeoffs and landings as noise concerns remain
The operator of Narita airport reached an agreement Tuesday with the Chiba Prefectural Government, local municipalities and the transport ministry on a plan to expand the hours for landings and takeoffs in bid to improve the facility's competitiveness as an international gateway.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Feb 19, 2018
Tokyo venue offers virtual reality 'flights' to see the sights of Paris
Fasten your seatbelts for a flight to Paris, and never leave the ground.
Japan Times
WORLD / Politics
Sep 29, 2017
Health chief Tom Price pledges to cut $51,800 check to pay for charter flights, vows to take airlines
Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, under fire for his use of taxpayer-funded private jets, said he will pay back the U.S. government for expenses associated with the charters and vowed to fly commercial from now on.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jun 23, 2017
Smoke in Delta cabin prompts Incheon-Atlanta flight to make emergency landing at Haneda
A Delta flight that had left Incheon, South Korea, bound for Atlanta was forced to make an emergency landing at Haneda airport in Tokyo Thursday night after smoke entered the cabin, the Tokyo Fire Department said.
JAPAN
Jan 3, 2017
Japan's air traffic control system to undergo major upgrade
The nation's air traffic control system will undergo a major upgrade starting in March, with touchscreens replacing the current paper system.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 1, 2016
System trouble grounds JAL's domestic flights, affects travelers
A glitch in Japan Airlines Co.'s weight management system led to the cancellation of 46 domestic flights to and from Tokyo's Haneda airport on Friday, affecting about 6,700 passengers, the company said.
Japan Times
WORLD
Feb 3, 2016
Blizzards, tornadoes menace large swath of U.S. hinterland
A major storm system brought a mix of bad weather on Tuesday to much of the central United States, with a band of tornadoes downing trees in Alabama and Mississippi and heavy snow blanketing the northern Midwest.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jan 19, 2016
Japanese airlines to cut fuel surcharges as oil prices slump
The nation's airlines are set to remove fuel surcharges with oil trading around a 12-year low, ending a decade of high jet kerosene costs that had added as much as ¥66,000 to the price of a round-trip ticket to the U.S. or Europe.
BUSINESS / Companies
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.
BUSINESS
Oct 9, 2015
International flights up 60% over five years at regional airports
Scheduled international flights to and from regional airports in Japan increased 60 percent over the past five years, according to data compiled by the transport ministry.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Jun 1, 2015
Jetstar starts second international route, linking Narita to Hong Kong
Jetstar Japan Co. launched flights from Narita airport to Hong Kong on Monday, opening the low-cost carrier's second international route after opening service from Kansai International Airport in Osaka to Hong Kong in February.
Japan Times
WORLD
Apr 24, 2015
Chile volcano's ash cloud leads to flight cancellations
An ash cloud from the Calbuco volcano in southern Chile that erupted unexpectedly on Wednesday was blowing into Chile and Argentina on Thursday, forcing the cancellation of flights from nearby cities in both countries and blanketing residents in ash.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 31, 2015
New ANA president looking to expand international flight business for growth
The newly appointed president of ANA Holdings Inc. has expressed eagerness to expand international flight business to tap into the growing number of foreign travelers.
Japan Times
WORLD
Mar 17, 2015
Aid agencies to begin helicopter flights to cyclone-stricken Vanuatu
International aid agencies are preparing to begin emergency helicopter flights on Tuesday to the remote outer islands of Vanuatu, which they fear have been devastated by a monster cyclone that tore through the South Pacific island country.
BUSINESS / Companies
Dec 12, 2014
ANA reveals Narita-Houston route, more frequent flights to Singapore, Bangkok
All Nippon Airways Co. said Thursday it will expand its international service from Tokyo's Narita airport in the business year starting April by adding a daily service to Houston and doubling the number of flights on two existing Asian routes.
COMMENTARY / World
Oct 29, 2014
A hobbit won't help with your emergency oxygen
Placing a priority on entertainment in preflight safety videos may not be the best way to teach first-time fliers emergency procedures.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Sep 9, 2014
Narita airport eyes new fee for domestic travelers to boost services
Amid a rise in the number of passengers, Narita International Airport Corp. is making final arrangements for an additional fee to be levied on domestic travelers to upgrade services there, airport sources said Tuesday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Aug 5, 2014
Abe administration to seek sharp increase in foreign destinations from Haneda, Narita
The Abe administration released on Tuesday a draft plan to sharply increase the number of overseas destinations for flights from the Tokyo area's Haneda and Narita airports to boost their international competitiveness and foreign visitors to Japan.

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