All Nippon Airways News

ANA signs codeshare deal with Vietnam Airlines

ANA signs codeshare deal with Vietnam Airlines

27th Oct 2016 Airline News

ANA and Vietnam Airlines will launch a codeshare partnership at the beginning of their 2016 winter schedules, commencing on Sunday. The codeshare partnership will initially cover ten international routes, linking Japan and Vietnam. In addition, it will link 25 principal domestic routes in both countries. This will allow passengers to travel more conveniently throughout the region.

All Nippon Airways welcomes fiftieth Dreamliner to fleet

All Nippon Airways welcomes fiftieth Dreamliner to fleet

Boeing and All Nippon Airways have celebrated the delivery of the airline’s 50th 787 Dreamliner during a ceremony at Boeing’s Everett Delivery Centre. The milestone marks yet another record for ANA as it becomes the world’s first airline to operate 50 787 Dreamliners. “The 787 Dreamliner has played a significant role in opening up new routes into new markets, while also forming the backbone of our long-haul fleet,” said Osamu Shinobe, president, ANA.

ANA to purchase three A380 planes from Airbus

ANA to purchase three A380 planes from Airbus

4th Jan 2016 Airline News

In a rare bright spot for the beleaguered aircraft, European plane maker Airbus has won a deal to sell three A380 superjumbo jets to ANA Holdings. Japan’s biggest carrier will pay roughly $1.25 billion for the planes.

ANA to launch two more Star Wars themed planes

ANA to launch two more Star Wars themed planes

18th Aug 2015 Airline News

Two more ANA planes will be decorated with Star Wars characters as part of an agreement with The Walt Disney Company. BB-8, a brand new character from Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which is scheduled for theatrical release in December 2015, will be displayed on the livery of the BB-8 ANA Jet, a Boeing 777-300ER. ANA also announced the Star Wars ANA Jet, which will showcase both BB-8 and R2-D2 on the outside of a Boeing 767-300.

All Nippon Airways to bring Dreamliner 787-9 to Munich route from May

All Nippon Airways to bring Dreamliner 787-9 to Munich route from May

29th Apr 2015 Airline News

All Nippon Airways will introduce the Boeing 787-9 on international routes, beginning with the Haneda-Munich route on May 5th. Introduction of the extended Dreamliner will streamline operational costs and drive continued growth for ANA, and will also provide with it a suite of upgrades to the in-flight entertainment system, in line with the airline’s commitment to providing the highest levels of comfort and convenience to its customers.

All Nippon Airways takes Star Wars livery into the skies

All Nippon Airways takes Star Wars livery into the skies

17th Apr 2015 Airline News

All Nippon Airways will introduce a Star Wars livery, with the iconic R2-D2, on its newest aircraft 787-9 Dreamliner to mark the beginning of a five-year agreement with Walt Disney. This marks the first time a Star Wars character will appear on the exterior of a commercial aircraft.

All Nippon Airways places $13bn Boeing order

All Nippon Airways places $13bn Boeing order

1st Aug 2014 Airline News

Boeing and All Nippon Airways have finalised an order for 40 widebody airplanes as part of the airline’s strategic long-haul fleet renewal plan. The order, valued at approximately $13 billion at list prices, was originally announced as a commitment in March.

ANA signs on for Garuda Indonesia codeshare deal

ANA signs on for Garuda Indonesia codeshare deal

31st Dec 2013 Airline News

All Nippon Airways and Garuda Indonesia, the flag-carrier airline of Indonesia, have announced a comprehensive partnership under which the two airlines will codeshare on flights between the two countries. The deal will also allow passengers to be able to collect and redeem miles on Frequent Flyer Program of both airlines.

All Nippon to boost London-Tokyo Haneda flights

All Nippon to boost London-Tokyo Haneda flights

20th Dec 2013 Airline News

All Nippon Airways has announced a new service between London and Tokyo Haneda Airport, in response to growing demand for the route. The new route follows the news from the Japan National Tourism Organisation that the country looks set to hit the ten million visitor mark by the end of 2013.

All Nippon Airways re-launches Vanilla Air

All Nippon Airways re-launches Vanilla Air

21st Aug 2013 Airline News

All Nippon Airways has rebranded low-cost subsidiary AirAsia Japan as Vanilla Air following a buyout. ANA chose for the name for the airline, which was initially a joint venture between ANA and the Malaysia-based AirAsia, as it is “loved by everyone in the world”.

All Nippon Airways bumps up Boeing 777-330ER order

All Nippon Airways bumps up Boeing 777-330ER order

1st Aug 2013 Airline News

Boeing and All Nippon Airways have announced the Japanese carrier has ordered three additional 777-300ER (extended range) airplanes. The order, valued at approximately $945 million at current list prices, will increase the total number of 777s in ANA’s fleet to 57 airplanes once delivered.