Japan

Narita Airport innovates to reduce passenger interactions

Japan’s Narita International Airport launched new innovative passenger check-in stations which are expected to lessen interpersonal interactions....


Japan reduces Chinese interceptions as it deploys F-35s

Since 2020, Japan’s Air Self-Defense Force only intercepts Chinese aircraft when they threaten the country’s airspace....


Nippon Cargo Airlines Boeing 747 freighter suffers tailstrike

Nippon Cargo Airlines Boeing 747-8F suffered a tailstrike while performing a go-around....


ANA offers staff to take unpaid leave for personal aspirations

All Nippon Airways plans to introduce a sabbatical leave for employees to pursue personal goals....


Japan halts entry for foreign arrivals

Japan’s government is suspending foreign visitors from entering the country beginning December 28, 2020. ...


Mitsubishi Aircraft to reduce workforce by 95%

Mitsubishi Aircraft plans to cut its workforce by about 95% starting in April 2021....


Lockheed Martin joins Japanese fighter jet program

Japan’s F-X next-generation fighter jet program, led by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, will receive technological support from Lockheed Martin....


Japan’s ANA partners with Toyota to adopt automated technologies

All Nippon Airways (ANA) has partnered with Toyota Industries in order to execute additional tests of the robotic baggage loader and autonomous towing tractor....


AirAsia Japan abolishes all routes, 23K passengers get no refund

Affected by the outbreak of new coronavirus disease, AirAsia Japan, the low-cost airline under the well-known AirAsia group, abolished all its routes on the 5th and officially withdrew from the Japane...


ANA makes first Japanese airline to join IATA’s diversity program

Japan’s largest air carrier All Nippon Airlines joins the 25by2025 diversity program by the International Air Transport Association’s (IATA)....