Former Narita airport executive is arrested on bribery charges

/ Jul 5, 2017

Former Narita airport executive is arrested on bribery charges

The Metropolitan Police Department on Wednesday arrested Yoshiyuki Kurita, 64, a former senior executive of Narita International Airport Corp., for allegedly receiving ¥600,000 in bribes. Police officers searched the operator of Narita International Airport in Narita, Chiba Prefecture, to obtain evidence of the violation of ...

Dec 27, 2016

Narita airport introduces fuel cell vehicle

The operator of Narita International Airport in Chiba Prefecture has introduced the use of a fuel cell vehicle. Fuel cell vehicles are powered by a chemical reaction between oxygen in the air and hydrogen in a tank installed on the vehicles. They are sometimes called the ...

Vanilla Air launches Narita-Cebu flights

/ Dec 26, 2016

Vanilla Air launches Narita-Cebu flights

Budget carrier Vanilla Air has launched regular flights from Narita airport to Mactan-Cebu International Airport in the Philippines. The unit of ANA holdings Inc. is the first domestic carrier to offer a regular daily round trip between Narita and the resort island of Cebu. As more ...

New 3,500-meter runway proposed for Narita International Airport

Sep 28, 2016

New 3,500-meter runway proposed for Narita International Airport

A public-private council is proposing that a 3,500-meter-long runway be added at Narita International Airport. The new runway was part of plans adopted at a meeting of the council Tuesday in the city of Chiba that brought together officials from the central government, Narita International ...

Apr 1, 2015

Narita airport to open more passport control counters at busy times

Narita International Airport plans to double the number of passport control counters handling arriving passengers at Terminal 2 in busy hours starting Wednesday, an airport source said. The terminal has been alternating between its two immigration control sections following a sharp drop in foreign travelers ...

Jul 15, 2014

Narita International expecting 5% less passengers this summer

Narita International Airport is expecting a 5 percent fall in cross-border passengers this summer vacation period compared with last year, due largely to airlines having shifted some flights to Haneda, the international gateway closer to central Tokyo. Narita, located about 70 km northeast of Tokyo, ...