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Articles Tagged ‘Tokyo Narita’

Tokyo Narita annual traffic up 33% since 2011; domestic traffic quadruples since turn of decade; welcomes seven new carriers

Tokyo Narita annual traffic up 33% since 2011; domestic traffic quadruples since turn of decade; welcomes seven new carriers

In 2011 Tokyo Narita handled 28 million passengers, whereas last year it welcomed 37.3 million. Within the past 12 months, the Japanese airport has welcomed seven new airlines, with an eighth, Hawaiian Airlines, soon becoming the facility’s 74th carrier. anna.aero takes a closer look at traffic development and the airport’s most popular connections.

anna.aero helps welcome All Nippon Airways to Brussels

anna.aero helps welcome All Nippon Airways to Brussels

anna.aero’s Assistant Editor, Jonathan Ford, was invited by Brussels Airport to help welcome the arrival of All Nippon Airways’ inaugural service from Tokyo Narita. Take a closer look to see how the celebrations unfolded and also to see what it’s like to carry out an evening runway inspection of Brussels Airport’s Runway 25R-07L.

Revitalised JAL using 787s to launch new flights to North America (Boston and San Diego) and Europe (Helsinki)

Revitalised JAL using 787s to launch new flights to North America (Boston and San Diego) and Europe (Helsinki)

oneworld member Japan Airlines has seen annual passenger numbers decline by almost 40% in just six years, but is now entering a new phase following emergence from bankruptcy. What have been the airline’s biggest network changes and which new routes will its 787s be launching soon?


Jetstar Japan joins the new breed of Japanese low cost carriers (three in 2012!)

Jetstar Japan joins the new breed of Japanese low cost carriers (three in 2012!)

This week Jetstar Japan became the latest new LCC to launch operations in the Japanese market. By the end of the year the market will have welcomed three new LCCs during 2012. How do their network strategies compare and how quickly do they plan to grow?

ANA and JAL both report massive load factor improvement on international services in 2010; ANA grows market share

ANA and JAL both report massive load factor improvement on international services in 2010; ANA grows market share

If Turkey is a booming air market then Japan … isn’t. Although load factors are improving demand is static and still well down versus 2008. How are ANA and JAL performing on international routes and guess who’s coming to Haneda?

Japanese airline traffic down 14% in 2009 Q4 versus 2007; ANA benefits from JAL’s woes on international routes

Japanese airline traffic down 14% in 2009 Q4 versus 2007; ANA benefits from JAL’s woes on international routes

The air transport media has spent a lot of time analysing and debating JAL’s problems, but what impact has there been on air travel demand in the last quarter of 2009? Will traffic start to pick up in 2010? What are the early signs?


Will new US – Japan bilateral help boost falling demand? Access to Haneda may be key

Will new US - Japan bilateral help boost falling demand? Access to Haneda may be keyA new US – Japan bilateral agreement promises to open up competition across the Pacific. How has traffic between these two major economies fared over the last 20 years and which are the leading airlines and airports involved.

Emirates, Etihad and Qatar Airways combined now serve 109 destinations non-stop

Article Thumbnail: Market TrendsThe MEB3 airlines have all added frequency during the last four months but which five new destinations have been added? And which new destination might all three carriers be starting in 2010?

Delta expands Salt Lake City base and adds routes from Atlanta and New York; new Northwest flights from Narita

Article Thumbnail: Airline AnalysisDelta and its partner SkyWest embark on major expansion in Utah while Africa doesn’t get quite as many new routes from Atlanta as expected. What other long-haul routes did Delta and Northwest start this week?