JAL Sky Museum tops Tokyo's tourist spot rankings

Jun 11, 2017

JAL Sky Museum tops Tokyo's tourist spot rankings

Japan Airlines' Sky Museum hangar and exhibition areas have become Tokyo's most popular tourist spots, the metropolitan government's Transportation Bureau said. The runner-up was 333-meter Tokyo Tower in Minato Ward, followed by Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden in Shinjuku Ward, according to the Tokyo 100 list, ...

Feb 22, 2017

Haneda airport sees record-high passenger numbers in 2016

A record 79.2 million passengers used Tokyo's Haneda airport in 2016, up around 4 million from the previous record set in 2015, due to a rise in foreign visitors and the opening of new U.S. routes, government data showed Wednesday. The number of international passengers ...

Korean Air jet catches fire at Haneda, forcing evacuation

May 27, 2016

Korean Air jet catches fire at Haneda, forcing evacuation

An engine fire forced a Korean Air jet to scrub takeoff at Tokyo's Haneda airport on Friday but its 320 passengers and crew managed to evacuate safely, transport ministry and airport officials said. Seven of the 302 passengers and 17 crew members on the Seoul-bound ...

Apr 11, 2016

Air China plane ignored 'go around' order at Tokyo's Haneda airport

An Air China passenger plane landed at Haneda airport in Tokyo on Saturday despite instructions from the air traffic controller to abandon and reattempt the landing, officials said. The transport ministry said Monday it has inquired with Air China Ltd. about the incident. According to the ...