Japan's Narita International Airport Corporation (NAA) will reportedly postpone construction of an LCCT which was initially scheduled to commence in FY2011 (12 months commencing 01-Apr-2011) (Sankei Shimbun, 01-Jan-2011). NAA will reportedly not include the terminal in its FY2011 budget plan but will study further in its mid-term plan covering up to FY2012. NAA has reportedly not changed its policy of inviting LCCs to Narita, and will study further in its mid-term plan various other expansion measures related to LCC operations.
Construction of Narita LCCT to be postponed: reports
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