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Japan Times
Feb 13, 2019
Three dead and one injured in Tokyo warehouse fire
A fire at a warehouse in Ota Ward, Tokyo, on Tuesday afternoon left three men dead and injured another, as well as causing disruption to some flights at nearby Haneda airport.
Japan Times
Feb 12, 2019
Half of new slots at Haneda airport to be given to Japanese and U.S. airlines
Japanese airlines will be given 12 daily slots and U.S. airlines will be given another 12, transport minister Keiichi Ishii said.
Japan Times
Feb 10, 2019
Environmental study for new train link to Haneda airport eyed for this spring
With the new line, the 15-kilometer journey from Haneda airport to Tokyo and Shinjuku stations will take about 18 and 23 minutes, respectively.
Japan Times
Jan 30, 2019
Japan and U.S. agree on new flight routes near Tokyo's Haneda airport
The central government said Wednesday it has reached a basic agreement with the United States on the use of new routes for commercial flights in the U.S. military-controlled airspace over part of Tokyo and its surrounding areas.
Japan Times
Jan 22, 2019
Driverless terminal bus goes on test run at Tokyo's Haneda airport
A minibus decorated with All Nippon Airways Co.'s signature blue and white logo motors across the tarmac at Tokyo's Haneda airport. From the outside, it looks like an ordinary bus, with a person sitting in the driver's seat — except no one is really operating the vehicle.
Dec 18, 2018
Japan set to control commercial flight routes in U.S. military airspace over Tokyo
Japan is set to agree with the United States that it will control new commercial flight routes in the U.S. military-controlled airspace near Tokyo's Haneda airport, officials said Tuesday.
Nov 22, 2018
Japan Airlines apologizes after canceling overbooked Tokyo-Fukuoka flight
Japan Airlines Co. apologized Thursday for canceling a flight from Tokyo to Fukuoka that was overbooked.
Japan Times
Sep 1, 2018
Yakiniku Champion Haneda: Wagyu roll ready for take-off
Picture this: A generous amount of A5 wagyu beef lightly grilled with a proprietary tare sauce. Next, it’s wrapped up inside the leaves of fragrant sangchu (Korean lettuce), along with kimchi and spicy mayonnaise. Finally, it's rolled up in white rice, coated with a generous helping of sesame seeds...
Japan Times
Aug 23, 2018
Japan women's badminton, men's fencing teams nab gold medals at Asian Games
The Japan women's badminton team won gold at the Asian Games for the first time since 1970 on Wednesday, despite the slump of its top player, beating China 3-1 in the final and preventing it from claiming its sixth consecutive win in this event.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Apr 23, 2018
Couple arrested at Tokyo's Haneda airport for attempting to smuggle meth worth ¥1.8 billion
A 43-year-old man and his 34-year-old wife have been arrested at Tokyo's Haneda airport on suspicion of smuggling methamphetamine with an approximate street value of ¥1.8 billion ($16.7 million), police and customs officials said Monday.
Japan Times
Jan 19, 2018
Japan drafts river-based evacuation plan to ensure foreign access to Haneda airport after major quake
To address safety concerns amid an ambitious tourism campaign, the land ministry plans to use boats to get visitors to Haneda airport if a major quake cripples Tokyo's transport system.
Japan Times
Dec 30, 2017
Bustling Haneda shines as a New Year's traveler hub
Every New Year's, the nation's airports are jammed with travelers heading to their hometowns or overseas to spend the holidays — and Tokyo's Haneda is the busiest one.
Japan Times
Dec 4, 2017
Japan's first public sign language phones installed at Haneda airport
The nation's first public phones allowing communication via sign language were set up Sunday at Tokyo's Haneda airport.
Japan Times
Nov 19, 2017
1968: The year Japan truly raised its voice
During a recent conversation with a student in his sixth year at a university renowned to be an incubator for Japanese politicians, 23-year-old Atsugi Fukuhara tells me that he wants to stay a student forever.
Japan Times
Nov 16, 2017
Falling airplane parts stir fears under new Haneda flight routes ahead of Olympics
Public concern is mounting over a government plan to open new commercial flight routes over central Tokyo for the 2020 Tokyo Olympics in light of incidents in which aircraft parts have fallen from the sky.
Nov 1, 2017
Pilot shortage prompts Air Do to cancel 34 flights in November
Air Do, a regional carrier based in Sapporo, said Tuesday that it has decided to cancel a total of 34 flights on two routes in November due to a lack of pilots.
BUSINESS / Companies
Oct 15, 2017
Haneda's terminal arm dives into management business at Palau airport
Tokyo's Haneda airport will launch a terminal-management business at Palau airport in its first such project overseas.
Japan Times
Oct 7, 2017
Caramel Chocolate Cookies: Worth the trip to Haneda Airport
The airport might not be the first place you think of when craving sweets. Yet all those souvenir stores dotting the concourse conceal some truly tasty treats. It might not be socially acceptable to tear in to a box of individually wrapped goods, but you can always save some for when you get to your...
Japan Times
Sep 13, 2017
Monorail service linking Haneda airport disrupted due to power outage
The monorail service connecting Tokyo's Haneda airport to the downtown area was temporarily suspended Tuesday following a power outage, canceling 75 trains and affecting close to 16,000 people.
Japan Times
Sep 5, 2017
Engine aflame, JAL jet makes emergency landing at Haneda; no injuries reported
A Japan Airlines plane bound for New York made an emergency landing at Tokyo's Haneda airport Tuesday as flames were seen coming from its left engine, the transport ministry said.


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