Hiroshi “Higashi” Higashiyama, Representative Director of Universal Aviation Japan, has over 17 years of experience in the aviation industry in ground support and operations and is an expert on operating to Japan. Higashi’s expertise has earned him numerous invitations to speak both domestically and internationally at major industry events and conferences such as the National Business Aviation Association Conference. Higashi, who is based in Tokyo, along with the staff of Universal Aviation Japan, provided around the clock services for business aviation clients and humanitarian flights operating into Japan following the devastating earthquake and tsunami in 2011. He is also a member of the Japanese Business Aviation Association and works closely with local government officials to help improve business aviation infrastructure, processes, and procedures throughout Japan.
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The Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) takes place June 1-3 in Yokohama, west of Tokyo. More than just a conference, TICAD has become a major global framework for Asia and Africa to collaborate in promoting Africa’s development. Due to increased demand for aircraft parking and hotel accommodations during the [...]
This year’s Japan Grand Prix will be held 5-7 October at the Suzuka circuit in Mie prefecture about 50 km southwest of Nagoya. There are three primary airport options available for business jet operators who need to fly in for the event. As always, the best alternatives in terms of aircraft parking and hotel accommodations [...]
This aviation blog post is the second part of a series on selecting airports in Tokyo for business aviation flights and continues from our previous post covering a review of Tokyo airport options, requirements and costs. Customs clearance is straight-forward at both Tokyo airports, and a new business aviation clearance option debuts at Narita, Japan [...]
Which Airport to Pick in Tokyo for Bizav Flights: Overview of Options, Requirements and Costs (Part 1 of 2)
This aviation blog post is the first part of a series on selecting airports in Tokyo for business aviation flights. With the new general aviation terminal (GAT) opening in Narita, Japan (RJAA) on March 31, 2012, choices in Tokyo have never been better for business aviation operators. Airport slots are easier to obtain than just [...]