Japan's Tokyo Narita International Airport Corp plans to add a passenger terminal in spring 2013 that will exclusively serve low-cost carriers (The Nikkei, 25-Jul-2010). Construction is expected to commence in spring 2011, with the total cost estimated to reach up to USD228 million. It would be Japan's first low-cost carrier terminal. Kansai International Airport, is also considering the construction of an LCCT. Narita Airport will also consider preferential treatment for LCCs, such as lower landing fees. Several possible sites for the new terminal have been proposed, including a location close to the existing terminals.
Narita to construct terminal for LCCs
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“Kansai International Airport as the gateway to Kansai region welcomes the CAPA LCCs in North Asia Summit in Osaka. We are extremely proud that this Summit will be hosted by Kansai Airports with the opportunity to introduce the attractiveness of the Kansai Region. For several years the LCC market has been on strong growth at KIX, where we have the number one LCC network among Japanese airports. We are really delighted to host this event in 2017 since our LCC Terminal extension will be completed by the first quarter next year”, said Yoshiyuki Yamaya, Representative Director and CEO, Kansai Airports, and Emmanuel Menanteau, Representative Director and Co-CEO, Kansai Airports.
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