Narita Airport recovered international flight passengers to 70% of the pre-pandemic level in 2023 due to surge in inbound travelers
Narita International Airport passengers in 2023 was up 12% year on year to 32.7 million, out of which international flight passengers were up 77% to 25 million. Inbound travelers were up 270% year on year to 16 million (down 12% over 2019).
International arrivals in Narita Airport in August 2023 recovered to the same level of 2019, while Japanese passengers were still less than half
Passengers using Narita International Airport were up 91% year on year to 3.21 million in August 2023. International flight passengers totaled 2.41 million, 155% more than a year ago or 29% fewer than August in 2019.
Narita Airport handled more than 2 million international flight passengers for two months in a row, restoring foreigners to 90% of the 2019 level
Narita International Airport international flight passengers reached 2.25 million in July 2023, exceeding 2 million for two months in a row. Foreigner passengers were up 6.8 times year on year to 1.44 million.
Narita Airport expects to achieve the first profit in this fiscal year for the last four years, despite 50 billion in deficit for FY2022
Narita International Airport has forecasted the first profit of 600 million JPY for the last four years in FY2023 ended March 31 2024, despite 50 billion in deficit for FY2022.
Canada Westjet began serving Narita-Calgary flights as its first transpacific route, expecting to attract more Japanese leisure travelers
Westjet of Canada began serving three flights a week between Narita and Calgary on May 1 2023. Travel Alberta has a marketing plan to appeal indigenous tourism as well as World Heritages, nature or foods for Japanese travelers.
Narita Airport handled more than 2 million passengers for the first time in the past two years and 10 months
Narita International Airport increased passengers by 96% year on year to 2.15 million in December 2022, the first over 2 million in the past two years and 10 months.
Narita Airport offers a special airport tour including walking on a runway and enjoying in-flight meal for breakfast
Narita International Airport (NAA) will offer a special airport bus tour visiting the restricted areas in the airport, including a walking activity on the runway and in-flight meals for breakfast on the rooftop of Gate Gourmet Japan.
JAL is driving its LCC strategy in earnest, establishing three LCC networks based in Narita for tourists and VFR
JAL is developing its LCC strategy in earnest, establishing LCC networks based in Narita Airport with a consolidated subsidiary SPRING JAPN, additionally investing Jetstar Japan and a 100% subsidiary ZIP AIR.
Narita and Haneda airports test face recognition boarding procedures without showing a boarding pass and a passport
Narita and Haneda airports will start testing face recognition boarding procedures ‘Face Express’ on April 13 2021, using the NEC biometric identification technology.
PCR Test Center will open for both passengers and non-passengers in Narita International Airport on November 2 2020 to issue negative certificate as early as two hours from check-in, working together with Nippon Medical School.