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NARITA AIRPORT

AirJapan officials take part in a ribbon-cutting ceremony at Narita Airport in Chiba Prefecture on Friday,
BUSINESS
Feb 9, 2024
ANA launches new medium-haul low-cost carrier targeting Asian tourists
All Nippon Airways said AirJapan will operate six round-trip flights per week between Narita Airport near Tokyo and Bangkok.
Muscat International Airport in Oman was ranked No. 1 in AirHelp’s just-released annual global airport scores.
BUSINESS
Dec 20, 2023
Japan scores highly in ranking of 2023’s best and worst airports
More than 4,000 airports worldwide were assessed for on-time performance, airport navigation, food and shopping options.
Transport ministry officials hand out fliers to arriving international visitors warning against using unlicensed taxis at Narita Airport in Chiba Prefecture in early November.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Nov 18, 2023
Japan cracks down on illegal taxis as tourism boom drives demand
Japanese authorities are stepping up surveillance of unlicensed taxis at Narita Airport near Tokyo, as more tourists seek transport to the capital.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
May 25, 2023
Narita Airport to hike user fees in September
Affecting all three terminals, the price hikes reflect rising labor costs, a source close to the matter said.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Economy
Oct 18, 2022
Japan travel industry's recovery depends on China reopening, says Narita Airport CEO
Chinese visitors made up a sizable portion of Narita's volume until borders started clamping shut in 2020
Japan Times
WORLD / Crime & Legal
Jul 15, 2022
Man acquitted in deadly 1985 Air India bombing case killed in Canada
Ripudaman Singh Malik was reportedly shot outside his clothing business in the area of Vancouver.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Jul 1, 2022
ANA to resume flights from Beijing to Narita after suspension
ANA will only operate one-way flights on Mondays for the time being due to Chinese COVID-19 restrictions.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 19, 2021
Narita and Haneda airports start wider use of facial recognition
The system is aimed at speeding up the boarding process and providing a touchless experience for passengers.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Art
Apr 17, 2021
‘Culture Gate’ brings top-flight artworks to Japan’s airports
Dozens of works are now on display in terminal buildings across Japan as part of a major media arts exhibition split between seven airports and one international cruise port.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 28, 2020
Overseas travelers get dedicated train cars for Narita-to-Tokyo trek
Incoming visitors and returnees previously had to travel by cab or private car to comply with government requests to avoid public transportation.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Science & Health
Nov 2, 2020
Narita opens Japan’s first coronavirus test site for departures
The testing lab, run by the Nippon Medical School Foundation, is the first at an airport in Japan and can deliver results in six hours.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Oct 23, 2020
Narita Airport to cut user fees to help struggling airlines
The facility plans to waive landing and parking charges for all scheduled domestic flights, and reduce fees for international flights
Japan Times
JAPAN
Oct 22, 2020
Two-hour coronavirus test to be made available at Narita airport
The facility will offer negative test certificates and will be able to process 700 people per day.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Sep 14, 2020
150 Japanese United Airlines flight attendants may lose jobs
With global air traffic plunging, United Airlines informed the employees in June that the three of its bases would close on Oct. 1.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 2, 2020
Japan to build virus test centers near airports for overseas travelers
Authorities hope with the planned facilities they can increase the number of PCR tests that can be performed daily and reduce virus testing times to a few hours.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
May 13, 2020
Narita Airport saw record-low number of travelers during Golden Week
The number of travelers during the holiday period between April 24 and May 6 dropped 99 percent from a year earlier to about 12,700.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Apr 15, 2020
Cardboard boxes replace hotel rooms at Narita as Japan struggles with returnees
Travel restrictions are keeping Narita Airport — Japan’s gateway to the world — eerily quiet. Over the past week or so, the usual bustle from international travelers has been replaced with something else: cardboard beds.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 28, 2020
'Infected' Japanese who allegedly caused flight delay at Narita arrested
A man was arrested Friday in Chiba Prefecture on suspicion of business obstruction after allegedly delaying a flight at Narita Airport just before takeoff the previous day by telling the crew he had the novel coronavirus.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Mar 8, 2020
Cathay Pacific to temporarily suspend Japan flights from Monday amid coronavirus restrictions
Cathay Pacific Airways Ltd. will suspend flights to and from Japan for three weeks after the Japanese government tightened quarantine rules on people arriving from Hong Kong.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 14, 2020
Concerns linger as tests of new Haneda routes over Tokyo wrap up
The transport ministry said Thursday it has completed tests for new flight paths to Haneda Airport, which involved arriving aircraft flying over central Tokyo at a low altitude for the first time.

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