All Nippon Airways has taken delivery of its first A380 at a ceremony in Toulouse. The Japanese carrier becomes the 15th operator of the world’s largest passenger aircraft.
Based on the rising global demand for air travel, ANA has expanded its network of routes, placing an emphasis on international flights.
All Nippon Airways has seen its first Airbus A380 roll out of the Airbus Paintshop in Hamburg, Germany. The new plane is Japan’s first Airbus A380 and sports a Hawaiian green sea turtle, known as Honu in the Hawaiian language, which symbolises good luck and prosperity.
The first A380 for All Nippon Airways has rolled out of the Airbus final assembly line in Toulouse. The aircraft has now been moved to an outside station where various ground tests will be undertaken in preparation for first flight in the coming weeks.
Following the start of final assembly work in April, All Nippon Airways’ first A380 has completed airframe assembly and today made its debut in Toulouse.
The main sections of the first A380 for Japan’s All Nippon Airways have arrived at the Airbus final assembly line in Toulouse via a special convoy. They arrived with six subassemblies - the nose, central and aft fuselage sections, the tailplane, and the two wings.
Juneyao Airlines will launch a new codeshare All Nippon Airways on March 25th. The cooperation mainly involves Sino-Japan trunk routes as well as onward flights.
Japan Airlines has led the world in on-time performance, according to OAG, a provider of flight information. Some 85 per cent of the carrier’s flights arrived on time last year, closely followed by All Nippon Airways, with 84 per cent, and Delta Air Lines, on 83 per cent.