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Aug 27
Typhoon No. 10 may become “very strong” and proceed along an unusual course to land on Honshu as early as Tuesday, according to the Japan Meteorological Agency. (the-japan-news.com)

Aug 26
Japanese carrier All Nippon Airways says it will cancel more than 300 flights of its Boeing 787 Dreamliner fleet over the coming weeks due to a problem with the plane’s engine parts. (NHK)

Aug 25
Mt Fuji is increasingly becoming a popular destination for foreign tourists amid a record-breaking number of people visiting Japan from abroad. (Japan Today)

Aug 25
The transport ministry will likely extend support for efforts to increase the number of foreign visitors arriving at regional airports, including cuts in landing fees or exemption from such payments, sources said. (the-japan-news.com)

Aug 23
Japanese weather officials are warning of floods, landslides and high waves as a powerful storm has made landfall on the country’s northernmost prefecture of Hokkaido. (NHK)

Aug 23
Visitors planning an overseas trip to Japan yesterday were hit with unwelcome news. Many of their flights had been canceled, thanks to multiple typhoons wreaking havoc over Japan. (Japan Times)

Aug 23
Railways and air carriers say more people have been on the move in Japan during the mid-August summer holidays, called Obon. (NHK)

Aug 23
All Nippon Airways Co. is considering launching tours that allow pet dogs to travel in the cabin with their owners. (Japan Times)

Aug 23
Strong winds from a typhoon forced air traffic controllers to temporarily abandon the control tower at Narita International Airport on Monday, shutting down one of Tokyo’s two main airports for about an hour. Hundreds of domestic flights were canceled at the city’s other major airport. (Japan Today)

Aug 23
Spring Airlines Japan has launched only its fifth route from Tokyo Narita (NRT). On 20 August the LCC began daily service to Sapporo Chitose (CTS) using its 737-800s. (anna.aero)