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NARITA AIRPORT

Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Mar 12, 2019
Canadian charged with smuggling record haul of stimulant drugs into Japan worth ¥1.8 billion
A Canadian man was charged Monday with attempting to smuggle about 30 kilograms of stimulant drugs through Narita airport, the biggest amount ever seized by Japanese customs authorities from a passenger's luggage.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Feb 1, 2019
JAL-operated Boeing 787 skids off runway into mud at Narita Airport
One of Narita Airport's two runways was briefly closed Friday morning when a Japan Airlines Co. plane ran off the apparently icy runway while taxiing after landing.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 19, 2018
Narita airport's automated check-in system back online a day after glitch
After a major system glitch Tuesday, the passenger check-in system at Narita International Airport resumed its regular operations Wednesday, the airport operator said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 23, 2018
Narita airport hires more foreign workers as number of inbound visitors grows
Due to language barriers it can take Japanese staff more time to conduct inspections, while many locals are put off by the hard work and long hours airport jobs entail.
JAPAN / Science & Health
Jul 14, 2018
Tropical fire ants found at Narita airport for first time
Tropical fire ants have been found at Narita International Airport for the first time, according to the Environment Ministry.
Japan Times
JAPAN
May 21, 2018
Smoke fills ANA plane at Narita, sickening eight and triggering evacuation
Eight passengers on an All Nippon Airways flight were sickened Monday at Narita airport in Chiba Prefecture after smoke filled the cabin, triggering an evacuation, officials from the airline and airport said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Mar 26, 2018
Peak season + tourism boom = long lines at Narita airport
Japanese airports are known for their cleanliness and clockwork efficiency, but the surge in tourists and foreign students entering the country has been creating hourlong lines at Narita airport's border control.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Companies
Mar 22, 2018
Low-cost carriers Peach and Vanilla to merge in 2019: ANA
Vanilla Air and Peach Aviation, two low-cost carriers owned by ANA Holdings, announced on Thursday plans to merge by the end of fiscal 2019.
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
JAPAN
Mar 5, 2018
Piece of metal found near Narita airport probed as potential plane part
A 1-kg metal part found on a mountain near Narita airport is raising suspicions it's part of a plane that flew over the area.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jan 12, 2018
Road paver Nippo and others to pay ¥800 million fine over bid rigging
Japan's antitrust watchdog plans to order the nine firms to pay the penalties for allegedly rigging bids for projects at Narita airport near Tokyo and elsewhere, sources said.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Film
Sep 6, 2017
'The Fall of Icarus: Narita Stories': Victory and loss surround the world's entry point to Japan
Almost everyone who comes to Tokyo via Narita International Airport notices the lush green fields surrounding the runways and terminal buildings. It's a nice sight after sitting on an airplane for so long.
JAPAN
Aug 13, 2016
Few fliers using fast-lane immigration service at Narita
Few passengers are using the fast-lane immigration service at Narita International Airport, four months after Tokyo's main gateway became the first airport in Japan to introduce the service, the transport ministry and the airport's operator said Saturday.
JAPAN
Apr 27, 2016
Narita airport sees record foreign travelers on international flights in FY 2015
The number of foreign travelers flying to or out of Narita airport near Tokyo surged 21 percent in the year ended March to a record 12.9 million, the airport operator said Wednesday.
BUSINESS / Companies
Nov 20, 2015
In first, ANA to accept 15 Myanmar trainees starting later this month
ANA Holdings Inc. will accept 15 Myanmar trainees starting at the end of this month to work in ground services at Narita airport, including in operating passenger boarding bridges and loading cargo.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 8, 2015
Japanese head abroad as Bon exodus begins
Tens of thousands of vacationers flew abroad from airports in the Tokyo and Osaka areas as Japan's summer exodus began Saturday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS / Tech
Jul 17, 2015
Narita airport to get SIM card vending machines
Japan's main gateway, Narita International Airport, is set to get SIM card vending machines targeting an increasing number of inbound tourists starting next Friday, NTT Communications Corp. said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 16, 2015
Chinese duty-free shopping sprees leading to flight delays at Narita
Chinese travelers going on duty-free buying frenzies at Narita International Airport are gumming up the works by causing delays to China-bound flights.
JAPAN / Science & Health
Jul 16, 2015
Narita arrival from Guinea tests negative for Ebola
A man in his 30s who was hospitalized with a fever after returning to Japan from Guinea has tested negative for Ebola, the health ministry said Thursday.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jul 13, 2015
Gun-carrying ex-Bangkok police chief won't face indictment
Prosecutors do not plan to indict a former Thai police official who was arrested at Narita International Airport last month on suspicion of bringing a loaded handgun into the country, sources said Monday.

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