Apr 3, 2017

Airport security to get nationwide upgrade ahead of Olympics

The transport ministry plans to install more surveillance cameras at airports to increase public safety ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, officials said Monday. The Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism Ministry plans to deploy cameras at 15 state-managed airports, including Fukuoka Airport, Naha ...

Sep 16, 2016

Transport ministry stiffens penalties for mileage manipulation

The transport ministry on Friday introduced new penalties for automakers who manipulate mileage data, including production suspensions, as the deceptions issued by Mitsubishi Motors Corp. and Suzuki Motor Corp. continue to mar the reputation of the Japanese auto industry. The new measures, which include surprise ...

Japan looks to stretch limo services for flashy foreign visitors

Sep 13, 2016

Japan looks to stretch limo services for flashy foreign visitors

Need a ritzy ride? The transport ministry plans to develop the stretch limousine sector for wealthy foreign tourists, entertainers and fun-seekers. The ministry will conduct a survey of foreign visitors, taxi operators and travel agencies to establish safety and quality standards for limousine services, sources ...

/ Jun 2, 2016

JAL ditches plan for Haneda-New York flights this fall

ork Japan Airlines Co. has abandoned plans to begin flights between Haneda airport and New York this fall, sources said Wednesday. The move came as the transport ministry plans to apply rules limiting the opening of new routes by JAL, which was rehabilitated from its 2010 ...