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.
Japanese carrier All Nippon Airways has opened up its ‘Is Japan Cool?’ campaign to UK travellers with a new series of short films on the Japanese islands of Okinawa.
ANA Group, Japan’s largest Airline Group, today announces that it will increase the number of flights it operates between Narita and New York (JFK), from 7 flights a week to 14. This change, which will allow ANA to capitalise on the growth in demand for connections between Asia and North America, will come into effect from Sunday, October 28, 2012.
ANA today announces that from summer 2013, Wi-Fi will be available on its international routes. The service will initially be made available on ANA B777-300ER and B767-300ER fleets serving ANA’s international network. The OnAir Wi-Fi service, ‘Internet OnAir’, will work in the same way as a Wi-Fi hotspot on the ground.
Boeing and All Nippon Airways have made aviation history as a 787 Dreamliner flew for the first time powered in part by sustainable biofuels. “The 787 is the most environmentally progressive jetliner flying today, combining fuel efficiency and comfort with reduced carbon emissions,” said Billy Glover, commercial airplanes vice president of environment and aviation policy.
All Nippon Airways has confirmed the destination of the first long-haul Dreamliner service – Frankfurt. Services will commence on January 21st next year, departing from Haneda Airport, Tokyo, Japan.
It has been a long, hard road for American aviation giant Boeing, but the Dreamliner project is about to reach fruition with the delivery of the first aircraft to launch customer All Nippon Airways. The Japanese carrier will take receipt of the aircraft over the weekend, three years behind schedule.
After almost three years of delays, All Nippon Airways is inching ever closer to the launch of the new Boeing Dreamliner, confirming today the first passenger flight will take place on October 26th. The flight, between Narita International Airport in Tokyo and Hong Kong, will be followed by scheduled domestic services to Okayama and Hiroshima, before international services to Beijing and Frankfurt begin in 2012.
ANA has unveiled the first Boeing 787 Dreamliner at a Boeing facility in Everett, near Seattle, Washington, USA. To celebrate its status as launch customer for the state-of-the-art aircraft, ANA has decorated its first two Dreamliners with a special livery - including the numbers 787 painted in large bold colours on the front of the fuselage.
All Nippon Airways has confirmed it will join with AirAsia to launch a low-cost carrier based at Narita International Airport in Japan. In a move designed to allow access the developing budget market in Asia, AirAsia Japan – as the carrier will be known – is expected to launch in August 2012.