Editorials Sep 14, 2019

Lessons from the latest typhoon

Last week's typhoon provided ample evidence the Tokyo area needs better prepartation for disasters, especially among transport companies and employers in general.

Narita Airport's electronic customs gates open to foreign visitors

National Aug 28, 2019

Narita Airport's electronic customs gates open to foreign visitors

Tokyo Customs on Tuesday started to make electronic customs declaration gates at Narita International Airport available to foreign nationals visiting Japan. The move came in response to the increasing number of foreign visitors ahead of the Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics next summer. Previously, only Japanese ...

Narita Airport to introduce self-service luggage check-ins

Business / Corporate Aug 20, 2019

Narita Airport to introduce self-service luggage check-ins

The operator of Narita International Airport in Chiba Prefecture unveiled to the media on Tuesday self-service machines to check in luggage that are slated to be introduced for passengers on international flights in the run-up to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. A total of ...

Narita ponders future after Delta's farewell

Business / Corporate Aug 14, 2019

Narita ponders future after Delta's farewell

Narita International Airport may find it hard to retain its standing as a pan-Asian transport hub after Delta Air Lines Inc. decided to leave. The U.S. airline plans to transfer all U.S.-Tokyo flights to Tokyo International Airport at Haneda in March 2020, when new routes ...