Osaka Kansai's management views cargo as an important source of revenue and there are plans to increase the size of the freight handling facilities. Nippon Cargo Airlines is one often such operators flying regular services to Kansai.
An ANA Boeing 767-300 painted in a special livery featuring the Pocket Monsters cartoon characters is pictured just prior to touchdown at Osaka Kansai International Airport. In the background is the 2.3 mile long bridge that links the airport to the mainland.Paul Spijkers
One strong area of growth for the airport has been the increase in services to China, with seven carriers operating flights. Among them is China Eastern Airlines, with one of its A320s pictured just prior to touchdown at Kansai.