Manila Ninoy Aquino International Airport (MNL)

NAIA is the main international gateway for travelers to the Philippines and serves as a hub for AirAsia Zest, Cebu Pacific, PAL Express, Philippine Airlines, Tigerair Philippines, and Philippines AirAsia. It is managed by the Manila International Airport Authority (MIAA), a branch of the Department of Transportation and Communications (DOTC). Officially, NAIA is the only airport serving the Manila area. However, in practice, both NAIA and Clark International Airport, located in the Clark Freeport Zone in Pampanga serve the Manila area, with Clark catering mostly to low-cost carriers because of its lower landing fees compared to those charged at NAIA. In the recent past there have been calls for Clark to replace NAIA eventually as the primary airport of the Philippines. The airport is named after the late Senator Benigno "Ninoy" Aquino, Jr., who was assassinated at the airport in 1983. In 2012, all terminals at NAIA handled a record breaking annual passenger traffic of 31,558,002, making it one of the busiest airports in Asia. Hub for: AirAsia Zest Cebu Pacific PAL Express Philippine Airlines Tigerair Philippines Philippines AirAsia Statistics (2013) Passengers 32,865,000 Total international flights 87,629 Total domestic flights 149,421 Cargo (2012) (in metric tons)460,135.15

Tokyo Narita International Airport (NRT)

Also known as Tokyo Narita Airport, formerly and originally known as New Tokyo International Airport, is the primary international airport serving the Greater Tokyo Area of Japan. It is located 57.5 km (35.7 mi) east of Tokyo Station and 7 km (4.3 mi) east-southeast of Narita Station in the city of Narita in Chiba and the adjacent town of Shibayama. Narita handles the majority of international passenger traffic to and from Tokyo and Japan, and is also a major connecting point for air traffic between Asia and the Americas. The airport handled 35,379,408 passengers in 2013. It is the second-busiest passenger airport in Japan, busiest air freight hub in Japan, and tenth-busiest air freight hub in the world. It serves as the main international hub of Japan's flag carrier Japan Airlines, All Nippon Airways, Nippon Cargo Airlines, and low-cost carriers Jetstar Japan and Vanilla Air. It also serves as an Asian hub for Delta Air Lines and United Airlines. Under Japanese law, it is classified as a first class airport. Hub for: All Nippon Airways Delta Air Lines Japan Airlines Jetstar Japan Nippon Cargo Airlines United Airlines Vanilla Air Statistics (2013): Passengers 35,379,408 Cargo (metric tons) 1,940,628

Bangkok Suvarnabhumi International Airport (BKK)

Also known as (New) Bangkok International Airport, is one of two international airports serving Bangkok, Thailand. The other is Don Mueang International Airport. Suvarnabhumi was officially opened for limited domestic flight service on 15 September 2006, and opened for most domestic and all international commercial flights on 28 September 2006. The airport is currently the main hub for Thai Airways International, Bangkok Airways and Orient Thai Airlines. It also serves as regional gateway and connecting point for various foreign carriers. The airport is located in Racha Thewa in Bang Phli, Samut Prakan, about 25 kilometres (16 mi) east of downtown Bangkok. The name Suvarnabhumi was chosen by King Bhumibol Adulyadej and refers to the golden kingdom hypothesized to have been located somewhere in Southeast Asia. The building was designed by Helmut Jahn of Murphy / Jahn Architects. It was constructed primarily by ITO JV. The airport has the world's tallest free-standing control tower (132.2 metres or 434 feet), and the world's fourth largest single-building airport terminal (563,000 square metres or 6,060,000 square feet). Suvarnabhumi is the sixteenth busiest airport in the world, sixth busiest airport in Asia, and the busiest in the country, having handled 53 million passengers in 2012, and is also a major air cargo hub, with a total of 96 airlines. On social networks, Suvarnabhumi is the world's most popular place where Instagram photographs were taken in 2012. The airport inherited the airport code, BKK, from Don Mueang after the older airport ceased international commercial flights. A modern motorway no.7 connects the airport, Bangkok, and the heavily industrial Eastern Seaboard of Thailand, where most of the manufacturing for export takes place. Hub for: Asia Atlantic Airlines Bangkok Airways Business Air Jet Asia Airways Orient Thai Airlines Thai Airways International Thai Smile Focus city for: Cathay Pacific China Airlines Emirates EVA Air SriLankan Airlines Statistics (2013) International passengers 42,483,883 Domestic passengers 8,879,568 Total passengers 51,363,451

Hong Kong International Airport (HKG)

The main airport in Hong Kong. It is located on the island of Chek Lap Kok, which largely comprises land reclaimed for the construction of the airport itself. The airport is also colloquially known as Chek Lap Kok Airport (?????), to distinguish it from its predecessor, the closed Kai Tak Airport (????). The airport has been commercially operational since 1998, replacing the former Kai Tak Airport, and is an important regional trans-shipment center, passenger hub and gateway for destinations in Mainland China (with 44 destinations) and the rest of Asia. The airport is the world's busiest cargo gateway and one of the world's busiest passenger airports. The Hong Kong International Airport is also home to one of the world's largest passenger terminal buildings (the largest when opened in 1998). Hong Kong International Airport is one of the busiest airports in Asia. Operated by the Airport Authority Hong Kong 24 hours a day, the airport is the primary hub for Cathay Pacific (the flag carrier of Hong Kong), Dragonair, Hong Kong Airlines, Hong Kong Express Airways and Air Hong Kong (cargo carrier). The airport is one of the hubs of Oneworld alliance, and it is also one of the Asian-Pacific cargo hubs for UPS Airlines. It is a focus city for many airlines, including China Airlines (Taiwan), China Eastern Airlines. Singapore Airlines, Ethiopian Airlines, and Air India use Hong Kong as a stopover point for the flights respectively. HKIA is an important contributor to Hong Kong's economy, with approximately 65,000 employees. More than 100 airlines operate flights from the airport to over 180 cities across the globe. In 2013 HKIA handled 59.9 million passengers, making it the 11th busiest airport worldwide by passenger traffic. It also surpassed Memphis International Airport to become the world's busiest airport by cargo traffic. Hub for: Air Hong Kong Cathay Pacific Dragonair Hong Kong Airlines Hong Kong Express Airways UPS Airlines Focus city for: China Airlines China Eastern Airlines Air India Statistics (2013) Passengers 60,000,000 Cargo (metric tons) 4,062,261

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