ANA to Elevate the Global Network
by Adding 5 Cities to its International Service
- •Additional cities (Istanbul, Milan, Moscow, Shenzhen and Stockholm) are part of the 12 new routes ANA will serve out of Haneda Airport starting in 2020.
- •ANA will also be increasing the frequency of the Haneda = Los Angeles and Haneda = Sydney route in 2020.
- •The routes are part of ANA's dual hub strategy to enhance its international network as Tokyo metropolitan airports continue to expand.
TOKYO, Nov. 19, 2019 - All Nippon Airways (ANA), Japan's largest 5-Star airline for seven consecutive years, will expand its international network by adding five cities (Istanbul, Milan, Moscow, Shenzhen and Stockholm) from Tokyo Haneda International Airport (HND) starting in summer schedule for 2020, with tickets going on sale in mid-December 2019. The addition of these routes will bring the total number of international cities served by ANA flights to 521 and will expand ANA's presence at Haneda Airport.
"There is growing demand to visit Japan, and ANA will increase its international service just as Haneda Airport also expands to adapt for inbound Japanese tourism," said Seiichi Takahashi, Senior Vice President of ANA. "These new routes will increase the ease and convenience for passengers flying to Japan from across the world, a significant benefit of our dual hub strategy."
As part of its expanded summer schedule for 2020 (March 29, 2020 - Oct. 24, 2020), ANA will offer new non-stop service from Haneda Airport to:
In addition to these new services from Haneda Airport, ANA will also be increasing the frequency of the Haneda = Los Angeles and Haneda = Sydney routes. The Delhi, Houston, Los Angeles, San Jose, Seattle and Washington D.C. routes will be relocated from Narita International Airport. These new slots for Haneda increase the number of international flights ANA will offer during local daytime hours.
Haneda Airport is one of two primary airports that serve the Greater Tokyo Area along with Narita Airport, acting as a gateway for international travelers who want to reach other parts of Japan. Ideally located, Haneda Airport is key to building a comprehensive network of domestic connections, and ANA's increased presence at the airport will aid inbound tourism and business travel beyond Tokyo itself.
- 1 Including Tianjin, which is served only by cargo flights.
Narita's international network will expand throughout 2020 and beyond, adding new connections between North America and Asia.
In expanding its international flight network, ANA will continue to prioritize efforts to maintain and improve service quality, ensuring punctuality, and the safe and reliable operation of its entire fleet of aircraft.
1. Overview of the timetable
With the expansion of international departure and arrival slots at Haneda Airport during the daytime summer schedule of 2020, ANA has prepared the following timetable.
2. Flight schedule for routes starting March 29, 2020
3. Adjustment of the Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City route
Starting on March 29, 2020, the Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City routes will be adjusted as follows.
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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 118 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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