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Japan considers privatisation of 94 airports


Japan’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism (MLIT) surprised industry observers after reports said it was considering plans to enable private companies to acquire 30 to 50-year management rights for 27 airports operated by the Central Government. The degree of surprise increased further when an additional 67 airports owned by local governments were thrown into the pot, to a total of 94, only omitting the ‘big four’. [1995 words]

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  • Building and expanding
  • Efficiently using what we have already built
  • One Osakansai
  • Convoluted ownership structure
  • Aiming to achieve ‘world standards’
  • Time-line

Graphs and data:

  • Ibaraki Airport capacity share by carrier (seats): 16-Jan-2012 to 22-Jan-2012
  • The time-line for completion of these transactions is summarised below
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