ANA Brings Interior Upgrades to Tokyo-New York Route
- •Revamped Boeing 777-300ER set to start service on route connecting Tokyo and New York starting on November 8.
- •Aircraft will feature new First Class and Business Class seats previously only available on Tokyo-London route.
TOKYO, Oct. 30, 2019 - All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan’s largest and 5-Star airline for seven consecutive years, is bringing its revamped Boeing 777-300ER — designed in collaboration with famed architect Kengo Kuma and leading British design firm Acumen — to the Tokyo-New York route. The first flight from Tokyo will be NH110 (Tokyo/Haneda-New York) and the first out of New York will be NH9 (New York-Tokyo/Narita). Both flights will be departing on November 8th in their respective local time zones*1.
Featuring the latest technology and an array of advanced comfort-enhancing features, the upgraded interiors of this aircraft offers first-rate comfort and convenience to all passengers. Already well received by passengers traveling between Haneda and London, these renovated interiors underscore ANA's innovation at the crucial meeting point between cutting edge technology and customer-centric service.
"ANA is again raising the bar by bringing its top-of-the-line Boeing 777-300ER to the Tokyo-New York route," said Seiichi Takahashi, Senior Vice President of ANA. "We sought to strike a balance between trendy design and timeless elements to create an interior that will appeal to all of our passengers and revolutionize the flight experience. Our goal is to increase comfort and make the travel experience feel as luxurious as possible. By combining design breakthroughs with our famous commitment to service, this aircraft is an important step in our never-ending drive to perfect the travel experience."
Given the popularity of these aircraft and ANA's commitment to continually improving service, ANA is planning to bring the redesigned Boeing 777-300ER to the Tokyo/Haneda-Frankfurt in 2020 winter schedule.
- *1 For further details of the flight schedule, please refer to ANA webpage.
Aircraft type subject to change due to daily operation.
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Following the "Inspiration of Japan" high quality of service, ANA has been awarded the respected 5-Star rating every year since 2013 from SKYTRAX. ANA is the only Japanese airline to win this prestigious designation seven years in a row. Additionally, ANA has been recognized by Air Transport World as "Airline of the Year" three times in the past 10 years - 2007, 2013 and 2018, becoming one of the few airlines winning this prestigious award for multiple times.
ANA was founded in 1952 with two helicopters and has become the largest airline in Japan, as well as one of the most significant airlines in Asia, operating 82 international routes and 121 domestic routes. ANA offers a unique dual hub model which enables passengers to travel to Tokyo and connect through the two airports in the metropolitan Tokyo, NARITA and HANEDA, to various destinations throughout Japan, and also offers same day connections between various North American, Asian and Chinese cities.
ANA has been a member of Star Alliance since 1999 and has joint venture partnerships with United Airlines, Lufthansa German Airlines, Swiss International Airlines and Austrian Airlines.
Besides the full service and award winner carrier ANA, the ANA Group has two LCCs as consolidated subsidiaries, Vanilla Air Inc. and Peach Aviation Limited. The ANA Group carried 54.4 million passengers in FY2018, has approximately 43,000 employees and a fleet of 260 aircraft. ANA is a proud launch customer and the biggest operator of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.
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