Haneda-chicago Route Launched Amid Pandemic

Haneda-Chicago route launched amid pandemic

United Airlines has launched flights from Tokyo to Chicago after a three-month delay amid the coronavirus pandemic.

In March, Haneda Airport had planned to increase the number of total flights by 50 per day -- many to and from the West and China. But the launch of most flights were delayed due to the pandemic.

Jal To Fully Reopen Domestic Terminal In Haneda

JAL to fully reopen domestic terminal in Haneda

Japan Airlines has decided to fully reopen Terminal 1 for domestic flights at Tokyo's Haneda Airport on July 1 as more passengers are beginning to travel since the state of emergency was lifted on May 25 in Japan.

The airline closed its north wing departure lobby in April after the number of passengers plunged due to the pandemic.

Russians Stranded At Haneda Airport To Return Home

Russians stranded at Haneda Airport to return home

About 30 Russian nationals stranded at Tokyo's Haneda Airport for the past 10 days are expected to return home on a chartered plane as early as Sunday.

Regular international flights to and from Russia have been suspended since March 27 due to the spread of the coronavirus. About 400 Russians who were visiting Japan on business or for sightseeing remain stranded in the country.

25 Russians Stranded At Haneda Airport

25 Russians stranded at Haneda Airport

A total of 25 Russians has been stranded at Tokyo's Haneda Airport for the past week after all flights between Japan and Russia were cancelled.

Airline companies began suspending regular flights to and from Russia since last Wednesday.

Test Flights For New Haneda Routes End

Test flights for new Haneda routes end

Japan's transport ministry says it has finished test flights above central Tokyo on new routes to the capital's Haneda Airport.

The new flight paths are due to open on March 29 to increase international slots at Haneda ahead of this year's Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

Water Supply Restored To Haneda Airport Terminal 2

Water supply restored to Haneda Airport Terminal 2

The water supply at Tokyo's Haneda Airport has been fully restored after a days-long suspension.

The Japan Airport Terminal Company suspended the water supply to the airport's two terminals for domestic flights on Wednesday after salt was detected in a water tank and tap water at a facility for washing aircraft.

Water Stoppage Continues At Haneda Terminal

Water stoppage continues at Haneda terminal

Water supply has been suspended at a Haneda Airport terminal in Tokyo.

Japan Airport Terminal, the firm operating Haneda's terminal buildings, stopped water supply to Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 for domestic flights at around 9 a.m. on Wednesday.

Water Supply Stopped At Haneda Airport Terminal

Water supply stopped at Haneda Airport terminal

Water supply at a Haneda Airport terminal in Tokyo has been stopped.

Japan Airport Terminal, the firm operating Haneda's terminal buildings, received complaints at around 9 a.m. on Wednesday that tap water tasted salty at Terminal 1 and Terminal 2 for domestic flights.

Ana, Jal Cancel Haneda, Narita Flights

ANA, JAL cancel Haneda, Narita flights

All Nippon Airways has canceled all 406 domestic flights to and from Tokyo's Haneda Airport and Narita Airport on Saturday, due to approaching Typhoon Hagibis.

ANA says it may also cancel some domestic flights using Chubu International Airport in Aichi Prefecture and some other airports in Osaka Prefecture.

More Intl. Flights At Haneda For Olympics

More intl. flights at Haneda for Olympics

Tokyo's Haneda Airport will add 50 new international flights per day ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. The new schedule will start next March.

Twenty four of the new routes will serve cities in the United States.

New Haneda Flight Routes To Start March 29

New Haneda flight routes to start March 29

Japan's transport ministry has officially decided to introduce new flight routes to and from Tokyo's Haneda Airport to start March 29 next year.

The launch of the routes that will pass over central Tokyo is aimed at allowing more international flights at Haneda ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics.

Close Call At Haneda To Be Investigated

Close call at Haneda to be investigated

Japan's transport safety authorities are preparing to investigate an incident at Tokyo's Haneda Airport in which an aircraft crossed a runway just before another airliner landed.

A Skymark airplane arriving from Kobe, western Japan, was approaching a runway on Saturday evening when an All Nippon Airways plane was found taxiing across the same runway.

Counterterrorism Drill Held At Haneda Airport

Counterterrorism drill held at Haneda airport

A counterterrorism drill with an emphasis on providing guidance in foreign languages has been held at Tokyo's Haneda airport in the lead up to the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games next year.

The drill was held on Wednesday at two railway stations that directly service the airport's international passenger terminal. About 250 people, including railway officials and police officers, took part.

Japan To Control Airspace For New Haneda Flights

Japan to control airspace for new Haneda flights

Japan's transport ministry is to start work on plans to take control of some of the airspace over part of Tokyo after the Japanese government and US military came to terms with new flight routes for Tokyo's Haneda Airport.

The two sides on Wednesday agreed that Japan will control new routes that will pass through part of the US military-controlled airspace in Tokyo.