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NARITA AIRPORT

JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 3, 2015
Liquefied 'kakuseizai' stimulant shipped to Japan disguised as sesame oil
Forty bottles of hot sesame oil shipped by air from Hong Kong last September were found to contain around 8 kg of a liquefied stimulant dyed red, police said Wednesday.
JAPAN
May 12, 2015
Narita sees first rise in Golden Week travelers in three years
Boosted by a significant increase in foreign visitors, the number of people entering and departing from Japan via Narita International Airport during this year's Golden Week rose 12.7 percent from a year earlier to around 910,000, immigration authorities said Tuesday.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Apr 8, 2015
Budget airline terminal opens at Narita International
Narita International Airport opened a terminal for budget airlines Wednesday as it courts a growing number of low-cost carriers for domestic and short-haul overseas flights.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Feb 2, 2015
Virgin Atlantic ends Narita-London flights after 25 years
British airline Virgin Atlantic Airways Ltd. flew its final flight from Tokyo Narita to London's Heathrow Airport on Sunday, ending 25 years of service.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 22, 2015
Chiba tells tourists it has more to offer than Narita airport
The Chiba Prefectural Government is trying to lure foreign tourists to spend more time in the prefecture where they land rather than going straight from Narita International Airport to nearby Tokyo.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Media / MEDIA MIX
Dec 13, 2014
Fight or flight: Narita's history of conflict
The recent increase in international flights in and out of Haneda Airport has clearly pleased Tokyo residents, who, since the late 1970s, have had to trek out to Narita International Airport in Chiba Prefecture when they wanted to go overseas.
BUSINESS
Dec 8, 2014
Vanilla Air becomes first Japan budget carrier to sell monthly passes
Vanilla Air Inc. said Monday it will start selling monthly passes for its route linking Narita International Airport and Amami-Oshima Island in southwestern Japan, becoming the first Japanese budget airline to offer this kind of pricing.
JAPAN
Sep 13, 2014
Narita airport arrivals lobby to be revamped ahead of 2020 Tokyo Olympics
The international arrivals lobby of Terminal 2 at Narita International Airport will undergo its first complete renovation since opening in 1992, the airport's operator said.
Japan Times
BUSINESS
Sep 9, 2014
Narita airport eyes new fee for domestic travelers to boost services
Amid a rise in the number of passengers, Narita International Airport Corp. is making final arrangements for an additional fee to be levied on domestic travelers to upgrade services there, airport sources said Tuesday.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jul 19, 2014
Narita airport to open first capsule hotel
A capsule hotel catering to those who take early morning flights is scheduled to open Sunday in a parking garage adjacent to Narita International Airport's Terminal 2.
BUSINESS / Companies
Jul 8, 2014
Narita airport shopping mall remodeled
New stores and eateries opened Tuesday at Narita International Airport, signaling the end to renovations of the shopping area at Terminal 1.
Japan Times
COMMUNITY / Our Lives / BLACK EYE
Jun 25, 2014
The naked American at Narita airport
Leaving Narita, stripped of your African accoutrement and any other identifiers that speak to your nationality and sensibilities, you advance through an array of unfamiliar sights and sounds, just as brown and naked as the day you were born.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Jun 10, 2014
Case against U.S. pilots killed in '09 crash proceeds
Police officials say they plan to send a case to prosecutors alleging professional negligence against two U.S. pilots who were killed when their FedEx cargo plane crashed at Narita International Airport in March 2009.
Japan Times
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Apr 18, 2014
Widow challenges no charges for Ghanaian husband's deportation death
The Japanese widow of a Ghanaian who died after rough handling by immigration officials during deportation protests prosecutors' decision not to indict the officials.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Jan 26, 2014
Airlines to ease rules on liquids, gels in carry-on items of passengers in transit
The transport ministry has decided to ease carry-on restrictions for liquids and gels carried by travelers who are catching connecting flights from abroad, ministry sources said.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 24, 2013
Training drug-sniffing dogs Narita customs officer's window on world
At a national training center near Narita International Airport in Chiba Prefecture, Manato Kimura, 25, trains sniffer dogs to recognize the smell of illegal drugs and detect them hidden inside luggage at airports and seaports.
Japan Times
JAPAN
Sep 20, 2013
Narita to retire inter-terminal buses, use walkways
Narita International Airport on Friday announced it will put new moving walkways into service on Sept. 27 to help travelers more quickly reach the departure and arrival concourses in an annex to Terminal 2.

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