Airlines bracing for laptop ban on Europe-U.S. flights at peak season

May 12, 2017

Airlines bracing for laptop ban on Europe-U.S. flights at peak season

Airline and travel-industry groups are quietly expressing concern about a plan under consideration by U.S. security authorities to prohibit passengers from carrying their laptop computers into the cabin on flights from Europe. Extending electronics restrictions — now in place for travel from some Middle Eastern ...

New rooms mark anniversary

| Mar 30, 2017

New rooms mark anniversary

Hotel Rose Garden Shinjuku, in commemorating its 20th anniversary, opened a new wing with 40 rooms on March 22. A one-night stay in a stylish standard room with breakfast is available from ¥13,168 per person (tax and service charge included). After a hiatus following 12 successful ...

Mar 25, 2017

End of JAL bailout curbs expected to shake up airline industry

The Japanese airline industry will enter a new era of competition in April after Japan Airlines is freed from the restrictions imposed after the nation's former flag carrier got a public bailout, and not everyone is happy. Following its bankruptcy filing in January 2010, JAL ...

Cabin or hold? Tech ban latest step in bomb detection battle

Mar 24, 2017

Cabin or hold? Tech ban latest step in bomb detection battle

A ban on large carry-on electronics on some international flights lays bare a high-stakes scientific battle between militant groups and security chiefs that has already dramatically altered airline travel, especially since the September 2001 attacks in the United States. Security experts say the decision to ...