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Check-in counters at Narita International Airport are crowded with travelers on Dec. 30, 2023.
JAPAN
Apr 25, 2024
Passengers at Narita Airport soar 72% in fiscal 2023
The operator forecast that during the Golden Week holiday period, international passengers would total 835,200, up 33.6% from the same period last year.
Customs officials at Narita Airport discovered stimulants inside a conveyor belt roller that was shipped from Mexico to Japan in June last year.
JAPAN / Crime & Legal
Apr 23, 2024
Six arrested on suspicion of smuggling stimulants
The suspects, including a senior figure in a crime syndicate in Saitama Prefecture, allegedly hid some 15 kilograms of drugs inside a conveyor belt roller.
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.
A sullen high schooler (Haruka Fukuhara, left) travels back in time and falls in love with a kamikaze pilot (Koshi Mizukami) in “Till We Meet Again on the Lily Hill.”
CULTURE / Film
Dec 14, 2023
‘Till We Meet Again on the Lily Hill’ has its head in the clouds
Yoichi Narita’s romance about a time-traveling teenager who falls for a kamikaze pilot in wartime Japan has the wholesome feel of a propaganda film.
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
CULTURE / Film
Apr 14, 2022
‘Phoenix Goes On’: Buddy road trip offers fun hijinks
Arata Iura and Ryo Narita play off each other well as two friends on a bizarre quest in the follow-up to Kanata Wolf's 2018 film “Smokin' on the Moon.”
Japan Times
JAPAN
Dec 14, 2021
Japan to simplify entry process for wealthy travelers
The Japanese government hopes such affluent travelers will bring considerable spending power and help accelerate a postpandemic economic recovery.
Japan Times
PARALYMPICS / Summer Paralympics
Aug 31, 2021
Japan swimming veteran Mayumi Narita gets fairytale ending
At 51, the 15-time gold medalist says that her Paralympic journey 'went by like a flash.'
Japan Times
JAPAN
Aug 1, 2021
Japan starts giving COVID-19 shots to citizens returning temporarily
Those given the shots include people living in places that use vaccines not approved by Japan, as well as residents of some developing countries where the vaccine rollout has been slow.
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
PARALYMPICS / Summer Paralympics
May 30, 2021
Paralympians overcoming hardships on road to Tokyo Games
The world's top para athletes have continued their preparations for Tokyo despite logistical hurdles and continuing unease over the event's safety in the midst of the pandemic.
Japan Times
CULTURE / Film
Apr 28, 2021
‘Remain in Twilight’: The boys that just can't escape adolescence
Daigo Matsui gets nostalgic over the goofs in the back of math class but ultimately gets stuck in the potty humor of the past.
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
CULTURE / Film
Mar 11, 2021
‘You're Not Normal, Either!’: Oddball duo makes for hearty laughs
Koji Maeda's entertaining comedy has everything a true screwball film requires: sparring opposites, quick-witted banter and love gone awry.
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.

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